Location To Be Announced
Saturday, April 24
“Over the centuries, many outstanding female composers, with talents equal to or surpassing their male counterparts, were discouraged, ignored and put down,” classical music novelist Clemency Burton-Hill writes in the book Maestros.
Bach Aria Soloists honors these extraordinary composers with an intriguing program from the Middle Ages through today, performed by BAS’ all-female ensemble. 12th c. abbess Hildegard von Bingen; quintessential Baroque muse Barbara Strozzi; Romantic supernovas Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn
Hildegard von Bingen
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre