LA DONNA MUSICALE

ladonna FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2008, 8:00PM LA DONNA MUSICALE The Pleasures Of Love And Libation: Aires by Julie Pinel and other Parisian women

NEW LOCATION Christ Church Cathedral 1117 Texas Avenue

click for more information Boston-based La Donna Musicale is joined by tenor Aaron Sheehan, an audience favorite, as they explore the contribution of Parisian women composers to the French Baroque and Rococo genres. Recreating the sounds of the Parisian salon, this delightful group features works by Julie Pinel and other Parisian women, including Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre. A sacred work by Antonia Bembo is also included. The voices, with flute accompaniment, are supported by the captivating tones of the harpsichord and viola de gamba. “Kudos to La Donna Musicale as they champion the unheard music of women composers.” — Early Music America Preconcert talk at 7:00pm Laury Gutiérrez, Founding Director of La Donna Musicale ladm.org houstonearlymusic.org              Houston Early Music is funded in part by              grants from the City of Houston through              the Houston Arts Alliance. =