Patio de los Mármoles (Hospital Real)
Tuesday 2 July 22:30 Chamber music concert


Roberta & Friends Ensemble


Roberta Invernizzi, soprano

Franco Pavan, tiorba

Gabriele Palomba, tiorba

Flora Papadopoulos, harp

Alberto Guerrero, cello

Claudia Combs, violin

Rossella Croce, violin



Celebrating Baroque Women Composers


Barbara Strozzi

«Lagrime mie», from Diporte di Euterpe, Op. 7

«Tradimento!», from Diporte di Euterpe, Op. 7


Isabella Leonarda

Sonata a tre No. 5, Opera 16



Settimia Caccini

«Due luci ridenti»

«Si i miei tormenti»


Isabella Leonarda

Sonata a più strumenti No. 7, Opera 16


Barbara Strozzi

«Sino alla norte», de Diporte di Euterpe, Op. 7


Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

Passacaille in A minor, from Cephale et Procris


Barbara Strozzi

«Mi fà rider la speranza», from Diporte di Euterpe, Op. 7

Serenata «Hor che Apollo è a Teti in seno», from Arie, Op. 8

Running time: 80 minutes

More light on the women composers of the Baroque

The Italian soprano Roberta Invernizzi, a benchmark in the performance and style of Baroque singing, has invited a group of friends to the stage of the Patio de los Mármoles in order to pay homage to the forgotten Baroque women composers: Barbara Strozzi (author of a collection of cantatas for soprano soloist and basso continuo of the same quality of any of Cavalli’s compositions), Isabella Leonarda (the first woman in history whose musical compositions were published), Settimia Caccini (whom Monteverdi deeply admired) and Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre (a harpsichord virtuoso in the court of Luis XIV, who forged her way among composers such as Couperin, Rameau and Charpentier).