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Mon. 2 January 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm AEDT
Sexy, smitten, bitter, cheeky, beautiful and passionate, the love songs of 17th century female composer Barbara Strozzi speaks to us across the centuries.
Join Ensemble 642 and soprano Karen Fitz-Gibbon in the rustic surrounds of the barrel room at Hurley Vineyard as they explore the pleasures and pains of love through one of Italy’s lesser known but most fascinating and prolific composers.
With the luxurious sounds of two of the most prized instruments of the time — the Italian triple harp and the theorbo — this fascinating program contrasts Strozzi’s rarely-heard, virtuosic and innovative cantatas with popular dances of the Italian baroque,
Karen Fitz-Gibbon, soprano
Hannah Lane, triple harp
Nick Pollock, theorbo
Estate wines will be available to purchase.