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Music of the Baroque: Classical Heroines

March 21, 2022 - March 21, 2022  7:30 PM
Harris Theatre Chicago
205 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 551-1414

Led by Nicholas Kraemer, “Classical Heroines” explores the tension between 18th-century operatic heroines’ traditional roles as wives, girlfriends, and lovers and the undeniable sheer power of the female voice. The outstanding Baroque specialist, soprano Amanda Forsythe, joins Kraemer and the Music of the Baroque Orchestra for an unforgettable evening of arias and orchestral drama.

HANDEL Overture to Agrippina
HAYDN Scena di Berenice
HANDEL Incidental music and songs from Alceste
PURCELL Chacony in G Minor
"Dido's Lament" from Dido and Aeneas
HAYDN Symphony No. 11 in E-flat Major
HANDEL "Da tempeste" from Giulio Cesare

Music of the Baroque Orchestra
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Amanda Forsythe, soprano


Admission Fee $35-$95.