Thu 4 Oct

Le Concert de l’Hostel-Dieu

© Julie Cherki

Les Salons en Musique, a new series of chamber music

Le Concert de l’Hostel-Dieu – Baroque au Féminin

Performers: Franck-Emmanuel Comte, harpsichord and conductor, Heather Newhouse, soprano, Benoît Morel, cello

Featured at this year’s London Festival of Baroque Music, le Concert de l’Hostel-Dieu presents a programme dedicated to female composers and poets. This little-known area in Renaissance music grew out from the new emphasis placed on women’s education by the humanists. Conductor Franck-Emmanuel Comte will discuss the key values of this time with journalist and novelist Jessica Duchen before the concert.

Programme:

  • Barbara Strozzi, Antonia Bembo & Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Arie, lamenti, cantata and sonata

Thu 4 October 7.30pm (pre-concert talk – 6:30pm) | £15, members £13, students £5, including a free drink after the concert

For 4 concerts of the chamber music series: £52, members £44, student £16

See also: Nash Ensemble on 18 June, Trio Métral on 14 July, Célimène Daudet on 29 November and Thibaut Garcia on 22 October

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