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29 Jul 2019, Cadogan Hall
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Proms 2019 Proms at … Cadogan Hall 2: A Celebration of Barbara Strozzi

Proms at … Cadogan Hall 2
Proms at … Cadogan Hall 2: A Celebration of Barbara Strozzi
13:00 Mon 29 Jul 2019 Cadogan Hall

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Few composers paint human emotion as vividly or with greater insight, wit and poignancy than Barbara Strozzi – the pioneering Venetian composer, born 400 years ago, whose songs and madrigals stand alongside Monteverdi’s as some of the greatest of the age.

Argentine soprano Mariana Flores and period-instrument ensemble Cappella Mediterranea celebrate Strozzi’s anniversary with a selection of love songs by the composer and her contemporaries, including the arresting ‘Lagrime mie’ and the touching ‘Che si puo fare’.

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Image: Leonardo García Alarcón © Vincent Arbelet

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