Stile Antico
April 24, 2022 at 3 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church
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Stile Antico

Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 3 p.m.
St. John's Episcopal Church

BREAKING THE HABIT

Music by and for women in Renaissance Europe

The sixteenth century saw an unprecedented number of female rulers. From the powerful Medici women in Italy to the great Tudor queens of England, women across Europe held more power than ever before. Many of these monarchs used their patronage to facilitate the production of music of exquisite beauty by the finest composers of the day, extravagant showcases of their power contrasting with intimate and personal compositions. The century also saw the first publications of music by female composers, often Italian nuns, whose convents supported musical groups of astonishing ability. In this fascinating program, Stile Antico shines a light on an often-neglected repertoire, bringing to life women from the Renaissance through song.

The Covid policy for this event will be in sync with St. John’s guidelines at the time of the concert.


Tickets: $36, including fees. K-12 free with accompanying adult.


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