Ritratti: the music of Strozzi, Bembo & Leonarda

Musica Antica present a programme of songs, instrumental music and cantatas written by three of the most prolific female composers of the 17th Century: Barbara Strozzi, the most published female composer of the 17th Century, the virtuoso violinist and nun Isabella Leonarda and Antonia Bembo, who left Italy to join the service of the Sun King, Louis XIV.

This concert will be the first professional performance of Bembo's works in a new edition prepared by students at the University of Sheffield and released on the public domain.

As ever, home-infused gins, wine and beer will be available from the bar throughout the evening.

Programme
Antonia Bembo: Sonetto al Rè: Gran Re che tutto a tutti
Barbara Strozzi: Hor che Apollo è a Teti in seno
Barbara Strozzi: Volano frettolosi
Antonia Bembo: Non creder a sguardi
Antonia Bembo: Volgete altrove il guardo
Isabella Leonarda: Sonata Duodecima
Barbara Strozzi: Il Lamento: Sul Rodano severo
Antonia Bembo: Panis Angelicus
Antonia Bembo: Domine, ne in furore tuo argua me
Barbara Strozzi: L'Amante Modesto
Barbara Strozzi: L'usignuolo

Performers
Jessica Eucker soprano
Camilla Seale mezzo soprano
Tristram Cooke countertenor
Oliver Doyle tenor & harpsichord
Joachim Sabbat bass

Rebecca Köhler Baratto violin
ilana Cravitz violin
Kate Conway viola da gamba
Peter Martin theorbo

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7:30pm - 9pm

£10 standard, £2 concession
Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, London SE16 5HF
Sat 16 July
Contact telephone: 0207 237 4098 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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