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Marianna Martines: A Legacy of Her Own

Friday, December 8, 2017

Loreto Theater, Sheen Center // 18 Bleecker Street, NYC

Tickets are $20 general admission / $15 for seniors and students.

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All but forgotten today, Marianna Martines was one of the greatest composers of her time. Ensemble Pi restores Martines' place among her male counterparts in this theatrical concert featuring her music performed alongside classical favorites by her 18th-century Viennese contemporaries, including Haydn and Mozart.

Marianna Martines:

“È la fede degli amanti" (1767) (text by Metastasio) 

Marianna Martines:
Piano Sonata in G Major (1769)

A Major Sonata Hob. XVI:12 (1767)

Marianna Martines: 
Piano Sonata in A Major (1765)

Sonata in Bb Major for Four Hands K 358

"S’altro che lacrime”  (From La clemenza di Tito, 1791adapted from text by Metastasio)

J.A. Hasse:
"Se mai più sarò geloso”  (From Cleofide, 1731, adapted from text by Metastasio)

"Lascia chi’io pianga" (From Rinaldo, 1711, text by Giacomo Rossi)

Marianna Martines: 
Piano Sonata in E Major (1763) 

Marianna Martines:
"Ne’ di felici” (From Isacco figura del redentore, 1781, text by Metastasio) 

Idith Meshulam, piano and artistic director; Daniel Gortler, piano; Sarah Moulton Faux, soprano; Gon Halevi, countertenor; Matt Gray, director; Deborah Moulton, writer.