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The Dinner Party (Newton) (CANCELED)
Vision 2020: Join us this season to commemorate the centennial of women’s suffrage with a whole year of music by women!
“The Dinner Party” is an ensemble gathered around a dinner table singing as after dinner entertainment in a salon setting. The only woman we know of in the Italian baroque to achieve some level of fame in her time and who was NOT a nun was Barbara Strozzi. Her part songs for 3-6 voices are complex, soaring, and wondrous to behold. We pair her with a teenager of the Renaissance, composer Vittoria Aleotti, who wrote a set of 18 madrigals at the age of 14. Vittoria’s father published themView more
474 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458