Women of the Baroque

Dawn Posey, violin
Byron Schenkman, harpsichord
Maya Kherani, soprano
Gus Denhard, Theorbo

Sunday | January 28, 2024 | 3:00PM

Marianna Martines | Symphony in C Major
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre | Sonata No. 2 for Two Violins and Basso Continuo in Bb Major
Julie Candeille | Keyboard Concerto in D Major, Op. 2
Barbara Strozzi | Lagrime Mie, Lamento
Barbara Strozzi | Che Si Può Fare
Maddalena Laura Lombardini Sirmen | Violin Concerto in A Major, Op. 3, No. 3

Enjoy an “unconducted” program, led by Concertmaster Dawn Posey and featuring works by Marianna Martines, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, Julie Candeille, Barbara Strozzi, and Maddalena Laura Lombardini Sirmen. Every piece on the program is written by a woman from the baroque and early classical periods.

Byron Schenkman (harpsichord) and Maya Kherani (soprano) will join the strings for this special concert, highlighting composers you may not have heard before! Plus, the string players will be performing with baroque bows.

A Pre-Concert Lecture about the program will take place at 2:15PM in the Walton Theatre. Doors open at 2PM and seating is limited, so please plan accordingly. These lectures are free for ticket-holders.

This concert qualifies for Classical Kids, Take-A-Teen, and Student Rush ticket discounts. Visit to learn more.

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