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Jonah and the Whale

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

$20

Saturday, September 25th 8pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Arlington

Friday, October 1st 8pm, First Church of Cambridge/ Livestream (powered by Sparrow Live)

Ensemble 44 presents: Jonah and the Whale, a concert of early music on the subject of sea life and the biblical tale of Jonah and the Whale. Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre’s cantata Jonas is framed with sonatas by Isabella Leonarda and sea songs by English composers John Dowland, Thomas Ravenscroft, and others. 

Ensemble 44 was born of a wish to explore the works of Baroque women composers. The group has released two CD’s so far. The first, Six by Three, contains works of Jacquet de la Guerre, von Preussen, and Leonarda; and Music of Ladies of the French and Italian Baroque features works of Strozzi, Leonarda, and Jacquet de la Guerre. 

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Date:
September 25
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Cost:
$20
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Ensemble 44
Email:
kmlee@gmail.com
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Contact Name
Kathleen McDougald-Lee
Contact Email
kmlee@gmail.com
Performers/Faculty
Ensemble 44 Members: 
Kendra Comstock, soprano 
David Mather, baritone 
Nouri Newman, recorder 
Ishmael Stefanov-Wagner, violin 
Hannah Davidson, viola da gamba 
Kathleen McDougald-Lee, harpsichord

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