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Women in Italy, women composers in the 18th Century, and Maria Teresa Agnesi
An online presentation about women in Italy, composers in the 18th century, and opera composer Maria Teresa Agnesi. Presenters include Dr. Rebecca Messbarger, Dr. Robert L. Kendrick, Dr. Massimo Mazzotti, and Historian Judy Anderson.
Streamed Pre-Concert Lecture
October 17 at 6PM EST
Facilitator: Laury Gutiérrez, WSRC scholar and director of La Donna Musicale.
Dr. Rebecca Messbarger will explore the historical context around women’s extraordinary public authority in Italy during the 18th century.
Dr. Messbarger’s award-winning research centers on the Italian Enlightenment, particularly the intersections among anatomy, art, and women’s shifting roles in civic and academic life. Dr. Messbarger is Professor ofView more