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Venetian Baroque: Celebrating Barbara Strozzi

Presented by Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library at Boston Public Library: Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston MA

Apr 04 2019
Venetian Baroque: Celebrating Barbara Strozzi

Born four centuries ago, the composer Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) was at the heart of the unique and thriving musical culture of Venice. The program includes captivating songs and powerful laments by Barbara Strozzi ..and its free!

La Donna Musicale presents “Venetian Baroque: Celebrating Barbara Strozzi”

Born four centuries ago, the composer Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) was at the heart of the unique and thriving musical culture of Venice. Taught by Francesco Cavalli, the city's most prominent composer, she and Antonia Bembo (ca. 1640-1720) found distinctive ways to sing and to create extraordinarily passionate music. The program includes captivating songs and powerful laments by Barbara Strozzi from several of her

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