May 10, 2019
08:00 pm

I Sacri Musicali Affetti - Barbara Strozzi

The Church of St. Francis Xavier
46 West 16th Street
New York, NY
United States

Salon Sanctuary Concerts and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò


I Sacri Musicali Affetti
Barbara Strozzi​

Jessica Gould, soprano
Elena Biscuola, mezzo-soprano
Paula Chateauneuf & Catherine Liddell, theorbo
Christa Patton, baroque harp
Katie Rietman, baroque cello
Caitlyn Koester, chamber organ​

In honor of the 400th anniversary of the birth of Barbara Strozzi, Salon Sanctuary Concerts draws from the only sacred volume from her prolific compositional output, I Sacri Musicali Affetti. Commissioned by a female patron and featuring motets dedicated mostly to female saints, SSC close their New York season with this performance of daringly expressive and formally inventive pieces by one of the baroque era's greatest composers.​