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Le Parnasse au féminin

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 Caroline Marçot. 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
Caroline Marçot, New work for cello
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
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, Céphale et Procris: « Funeste sort » (Procris, Act II), « Air pour les Démons », « Passe pied », Prologue
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet de La Guerre, Sonata in trio in G minor No.1
Julie Pinel, Le Printemps
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

Details

Date:
March 26
Time
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
£15
Website:
https://www.institut-francais.org.uk/events-calendar/whats-on/music/le-parnasse-au-feminin/

Venue

Institut français, London
17 Queensbery Pl
Kensington, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
Phone:
020 7871 3515
Website

Other

Full Name
Thomas Riley
Email
thomas.riley@institutfrancais.fr
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