ECEMF 2021 Online: Musica di e per donne
Available online from Thursday 18th November. Online concerts will be available on-demand for 3 weeks after the date of release.
Our online tickets are available at a minimum of €5, however you are welcome to donate another amount, and we are hugely grateful for your support. We suggest a donation of €8 for this concert. East Cork Early Music is a registered charity.
Aisling Kenny – soprano
Siobhán Armstrong – historical harps
At the historic convent of Nano Nagle Place, Galway soprano Aisling Kenny and renowned harpist Siobhán Armstrong explore a more hidden stream of women’s early music. Join them on a journey from the songs of the secret Ferrarese Concerto delle Donne, to music attributed to Anne Boleyn in captivity.
Francesca Caccini (1587–1641) – Lasciatemi qui solo
Luzzascho Luzzaschi (c. 1545–1607) – Aura Soave
Mary Dering (1629–1704) – A false deign to be cruel
Anne Boleyn (c.1501–1536) – O Death rock me asleep
Anon. (c. 1520s) – Harp solo: My Lady Carey’s Dompe, GB-Lbl MS Roy. App. 58
Henry Purcell (1659–1695) – The Blessed Virgin’s Expostulation
Lucrezia Vizzana (1590–1662) – Ave Stella Matutina
Francesca Caccini – Harp solo: O che nuovo stupor, Il primo libro delle musiche (1618)
Francesca Caccini – Regina Caeli
Barbara Strozzi (1619–1677) – Lamento: Lagrime mie
Barbara Strozzi – Che si può fare