Back to All Events

Isabella Leonarda: Motets for Voices and Organ

  • Ascension Episcopal Parish 1823 Southwest Spring Street Portland, OR, 97201 United States (map)

Ascension Music presents a guest concert for Women's History Month.

Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704) was one of the first published women composers in Western music. This concert will feature her joyful, dancelike sacred motets for two and three voices and organ.

The program will also include the Suite in D minor from Pièces de clavecin Livre 2 by Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729), one of the foremost woman organists and composers of the Baroque.

Nan Haemer, soprano
Charlotte Engler, soprano
Benjamin España, bass-baritone
Emma Mildred Riggle, organ

$15 suggested donation

Earlier Event: March 6
Ash Wedneday Mass
Later Event: April 7
Youth Art Class