San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Wonder Women

Date(s) - May 13, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Woodminster Summer Musicals

Guest artists Katherine Heater, harpsichord and Gretchen Claassen, viola da gamba/cello, join us for this very special concert featuring works by early women composers for women’s voices including several west coast and modern-day premieres.  Music includes that of the late Renaissance/early Baroque Italian “musical nuns,” Raffaella Aleotti, Caterina Assandra, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani, Isabella Leonarda, Maria Xaveria Peruchona, and Lucrezia Orsini Vizzana, as well as a motets by Maria Francesca Nascinbeni dAncona and Mexican poet/philosopher Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, and chant by Hildegard von Bingen, Beatritz de Dia and Kassia.

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