Classical 91.5

Backstage Pass with Pegasus Early Music - 09/25/16

Sep 7, 2016

She was a most extraordinary woman: the most prolific composer in mid-17th century Venice; a much-praised poet and singer; a property owner when most women were not. On Friday, September 23, Pegasus Early Music joins producer and host Julia Figueras to showcase Strozzi's unique and passionate voice.

The Viola da Gamba Player by Bernardo Strozzi. Thought to be a portrait of Barbara Strozzi

Tune in at 1 PM for an hour of sacred, secular, vocal and instrumental music by Strozzi and her Venetian contemporaries, including Cavalli, Castello, and others.