The Battle of the Sexes

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With the assistance of the Embassy of Italy,
the Italian Cultural Institute
and Acción Cultural Española

CONCERT 17
BATTLE OF THE SEXES

Three delicious moments in opera history

In Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, two lovers (Taryn Fiebig and David Greco) are unwittingly pitted against one another on the battlefield. The domestic battlefield of La serva padrone by Pergolesi tells the story of a maid scheming against her master only to end up as mistress! The evening’s final statement comes from Monteverdi’s heartfelt Lettera amorosa, performed solo by the inimitable Marco Beasley.

ARTISTS
Marco Beasley, Taryn Fiebig, David Greco, Clive Birch, Festival Ensemble and Forma Antiqva
Directed from the keyboard by Aarón Zapico

PROGRAM INCLUDES
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643): Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Giovanni Baptista Pergolesi (1710-1736): La serva padrona
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643): Lettera amorosa

TICKETS
Adult: $65.00, Concession: $60.00, Child: $25.00, Student Rush: $25.00

Concert supported by MARJORIE LINDENMAYER