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"Nevertheless She Persisted," "Women Composers Across the Ages," and more 05/24/21

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In this episode (pgm 8) of Performance Upstate we hear from two concerts celebrating women.  The Geneva Music Festival brings selections from "Women Composers Across the Ages" and Pegasus Early Music  presents selections from "Nevertheless, She Persisted," music by and about strong women, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Susan B. Anthony’s birth and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.  We'll also hear from the Dorian Wind Quintet, Musica Spei and members of the Society for Chamber Music Rochester.

Piazzolla/Ulf-Guido Schaefer: Café, 1930 from Histoire du Tango  (Dorian Wind Quintet; Skaneateles Festival) from "Café Music"
Louise Farrenc: Piano Quintet No. 1 in a (Eliot Heaton, v; Hillary Herndon, vla; Max Geissler, c; Justin McCulloch, bs; Esther Park, p; Geneva Music Festival) from  "Women Composers Across the Ages" 
Robert White: Lamentations a 5, Lectio Primo  (Musica Spei) “Standing by the Cross: Music for Good Friday”
Strozzi: La, sol, fa, mi, re, do   (Laura Heimes, s; Adriane Post & Boel Gidholm, v; Lisa Terry, viola da gamba & c; Naomi Gregory, hc; Deborah Fox, theorbo & guitar) “Nevertheless, She Persisted”
Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre: Trio sonata No. 2 in B-flat (Adriane Post & Boel Gidholm, v; Lisa Terry, viola da gamba & c; Naomi Gregory, hc; Deborah Fox, theorbo & guitar) “Nevertheless, She Persisted”
Jennifer Higdon: Color Through Piano Trio (Geoffrey Herd, v; Hannah Collins, c; Esther Park, p; Geneva Music Festival) "Women Composers Across the Ages"
Claudio Monteverdi: Prologue to L'Orfeo: La Musica 
Antonia Bembo: Habbi pieta di me, Trio, Mormorate o fiumicelli (Ercole Amante) (Laura Heimes, s; Adriane Post & Boel Gidholm, v; Lisa Terry, viola da gamba & c; Naomi Gregory, hc; Deborah Fox, theorbo & g) “Nevertheless, She Persisted”
Boulanger: Nocturne et Cortege (Federico Agostini, v; Chiao-Wen Cheng, p; Society for Chamber Music in Rochester) “Mozart in France”

Carter: Wind Quintet (Dorian Wind Quintet; Skaneateles Festival) "Café Music"