Thu 26 Mar

Le Parnasse au féminin

Les Salons en Musique, Women Shaping The World

© Maciej Kotlarski

by Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu

A major player in the French Baroque scene, Le Concert de l’Hostel Dieu will perform works by French Enlightenment women composers, such as the tragédie lyrique or the opéra-ballet. The ensemble will also interpret a new work by French composer Emilie Girard-Charest. It will be preceded by a talk with Anna Beer, author of Sounds and Sweat Airs, the Forgotten Women of Classical Music, and Aliette de Laleu, journalist at France Musique.

Programme
Hélène-Louise Demars, Hercule et Omphale
Françoise Charlotte de Saint-Nectaire, dite Mademoiselle de Ménétou, On dit qu’Amour vient surprendre, Aux lois d’amour mon cœur était rebelle
Emilie Girard-Charest, New work
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, Sonata in trio in G minor No.1
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, Céphale et Procris: « Funeste sort » (Procris, Act II)
Julie Pinel, Le Printemps
Antonia Bembo Produzioni armoniche
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, Sémélé

Performers
Saskia Salembier, mezzo-soprano, violin
Sayaka Shinoda, violin
Aude Walker-Viry, cello
Franck-Emmanuel Comte, harpsichord and direction

£15, members £13, students £5

concert de l hostel Dieu Musique Nouvelle en liberté centre de musique baroque

As part of Les Salons en Musique, a chamber music concerts series supported by Aline Foriel-Destezet

women shaping the world

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Thu 26 Mar