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A Barbara Strozzi Symposium and Concert

The most prolific Italian composer vocal chamber music of the 17th century, Barbara Strozzi (1619–1677) published eight volumes of madrigals, motets, arias, and cantatas, which demonstrate her dramatic compositional range and her own mastery of singing. This conference, co-sponsored by the Graduate School, the Program in Italian Studies, and the Department of Music at Princeton University, explores new research in the life and music of this remarkable musician. A Barbara Strozzi Symposium and Concert: In Honor of the Composer’s 400th birthday   10:00AM Symposium Gregory Barnett GS 92, 97 (Rice University) Beth Glixon (University of Kentucky) Wendy Heller (Princeton University) Sara Pecknold (The Catholic University of America) Ellen Rosand (Yale University) The symposium will conclude with a roundtable discussion on New Directions in Strozzi Research, ending at approximately 4PM. Lunch will be provided. 4:30PM Concert The Voice of Barbara Strozzi Elissa Edwards, soprano Elena Smith, viola da gamba Joyce Chen, harpsichord John Orluk Lacombe, theorbo A reception will follow.

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