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Music of Barbara Strozzi

Venue

Sol Joseph Recital Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Tickets

Free, reservations recommended

Music of Barbara Strozzi

Vocal music celebrating the 400th anniversary of the composer's birth.
Born 1619 in Venice, died 1678 in Padua.

Collaborators

Baroque Ensemble Voice Students
Jon Mendle, theorbo
Alyssa Wright and Emily Nardo, baroque violin
Rocío López, baroque cello
Corey Jamason, harpsichord

Program

Hor che Apollo, from Op. 8 (1664)
Kathryn Rupp, soprano

L’Eraclito amoroso, from Op. 2 (1651)
Luke Elmer, countertenor

Chi brama in amore, from Op. 6 (1657)
MonaLisa Pomarleanu, mezzo-soprano

Che si può fare? from Op. 8 (1664)
Alissa Goretsky, soprano

L’amante segreto, from Op. 2 (1651)
Isabella Uhl, mezzo-soprano

Amor dormiglione, from Op. 2 (1651)
Cassandra Dixon, soprano

La crudele, che non sente, from Op. 2 (1651)
Will O’Brien, baritone

La fanciuletta semplice, from Op. 2 (1651)
Costume de grandi, from Op. 2 (1651)
Christopher James, countertenor

Begli occhi, bel seno, from Op. 2 (1651)
La vendetta, from Op. 2 (1651)
Cristina Lanz, mezzo-soprano

-Intermission-

Lucci belle, from Op. 8 (1664)
Natalie Mitchell, soprano

Moralità amorosa, from Op. 3 (1654)
Olivia Morton, soprano

Il Romeo, from Op. 2 (1651)
L’amante consolato, from Op. 2 (1651)
Mahsheed Massarat, mezzo-soprano

Con male nuove, non si può cantare, from Op. 3 (1654)
Lindsay Martin, mezzo-soprano

A donna bella e crudele, from Op. 3 (1654)
Clio Briggs, soprano

Tra le speranze e’l Timore, Op. 2 (1651)
Amor non si fugge, Op. 3 (1654)
Matheus Coura, countertenor

L’Astratto, from Op. 8 (1664)
Taylor See, soprano

For Further Information on Barbara Strozzi: 

Ellen Rosand: “Barbara Strozzi, virtuosissima cantatrice: The Composer’s Voice”
(Journal of the American Musicological Society, Summer 1978)

Beth L. Glixon: “New Light on the Life and Career of Barbara Strozzi”
(The Musical Quarterly, Summer, 1997)

Beth L. Glixon: “More on the Life and Death of Barbara Strozzi”
(The Musical Quarterly, Spring 1999)

Beth L. Glixon: “Private Lives of Public Women: Prima Donnas in Mid-Seventeenth-Century Venice”
(Music and Letters, November 1995)