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Sunday 27 August 2006 16:00 hours - Nicolaïkerk

Sunday 27 August 2006
16:00 hours - Nicolaïkerk

Le splendide italiane

La Donna Musicale

Sherezade Panthaki-soprano
Mark Andrew Cleveland-bass
Cécile J. Garcia-Moeller-violin
Jennifer Schiller-violin
Na'ama Lion-flute
Ruth McKay-organ and harpsichord
Laury Gutiérrez-viola da gamba, director

Fringe concert with the Holland Festival for Early Music Utrecht.
Le splendide italiane: 17th century Italian women composers.
Music by Caterina Assandra, Bianca Maria Meda, Barbara Strozzi, Isabella Leonarda and Antonia Bembo.

This exciting program offers the unique opportunity to hear the talent of these women composers through a full range of ardent emotions they depict in their music.
The program includes motets by nun composers, Assandra and Meda, trio sonatas by Leonarda, arias by Strozzi and excerpts from the opera Ercole amante by Antonia Bembo.




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