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SalonEra: Women in Music

March 15, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

[vc_row css_animation=”” row_type=”row” use_row_as_full_screen_section=”no” type=”full_width” angled_section=”no” text_align=”left” background_image_as_pattern=”without_pattern” z_index=””][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]SalonEra marks Women’s History Month with a special episode on March 15th featuring instrumental and vocal music by Maddalena Sirmen, Barbara Strozzi, Isabella Leonarda, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, and Clara Schumann. Featured guests include harpsichordist Byron Schenkman, violinist Shelby Yamin, and soprano Michele Kennedy, who share a commitment to researching, performing, and recording music by women composers.

Program includes

Clara Schumann (1819 – 1896)
“Die stille Lotosblume” Op. 13, No. 6 (footage courtesy of Byron Schenkman & Friends)

Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (1665 – 1729)
Sarabande in G Major from Pièces de clavecin (footage courtesy of Portland Baroque Orchestra)

Francesca Caccini (1587 – 1641)
“Chi nel fior di giovinezza” from La liberazione di Ruggiero

Barbara Strozzi (1619 – 1677)
“Amore ├¿ bandito”

Isabella Leonarda (1620 – 1704)
“Cara Regina” from Motetti a voce sola con istromenti, Op. 20
Sonata in A minor, Op. 16, No. 5

Maddalena Laura Sirmen (1745-1818)
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March 15, 2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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