Musica Spira, The Women Who Took the Stage

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Musica Spira, The Women Who Took the Stage

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT

$20 – $25

Women were expected to learn to sing or play an instrument during the 17th and 18th centuries in order to make them more “cultured,” but they were forbidden from performing in public. Some women, however, were able to rise above social convention and became virtuosic, successful professional performers. This program celebrates the depth and quality of the performances of Letitia Cross, Anne Bracegirdle, Élisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Sarah Bates, Barbara Strozzi, Marie-Françoise Certain, and Sara Levy in works by John Eccles, Purcell, Jacquet de la Guerre, Vivaldi, Lully, and Strozzi.  Grace Srinivasan, soprano – Paula Maust, harpsichord

Details

Date:
July 23
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$20 – $25
Website:
www.sohipboston.org/2019-season

Organizer

Society for Historically Informed Performance
Email:
sohipboston@gmail.com
Website:
www.sohipboston.org

Other

Contact Name
Sarah
Contact Phone
Cronin
Contact Email
sohipboston@gmail.com
Performers/Faculty
Grace Srinivasan, soprano – Paula Maust, harpsichord

Venue

St. Anne’s in-the-Fields
147 Concord Rd
Lincoln, 01773 United States
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