Musica Antica

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

Ritratti
Portraits

Staged live at Holy Trinity Church, Rotherhithe, SE16 5HF. 

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.

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