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Secret Music: Rediscovering the Baroque Virtuosa
Utopia Early Music presents Secret Music: Discovering the Baroque Virtuosa. Our program celebrates women composers and performers of Baroque Italy, including works by Strozzi, Meda, Leonarda, and Vivaldi.
Something revolutionary happened in seventeenth-century Ferrara, Italy. The ladies in waiting of Duchess Margherita Gonzaga, selected for musical talent rather than high birth, sang with electrifying virtuosity. Soon this “secret music” gained fame as the Singing Ladies of Ferrara broke barriers of what it meant to be a female performer. Utopia Early Music performs music for the Singing Ladies by Luzzasco Luzzaschi alongside works by women such as Francesca Caccini, Barbara Strozzi, BiancaView more
Admission is pay as able (suggested $15 general/$12 seniors/$10 students). Donations accepted at the door; no need to purchase tickets in advance. General seating.
231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84110