Un petrarchino cantato
Petrarch’s Canzoniere in song
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Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 2:30 & 8:00 PM
First Church in Cambridge, Congregational
11 Garden Street, Cambridge
A musical valentine of 16th-century madrigals setting poetry by Petrarch. Music by Arcadelt, Willaert, de Rore, Wert, Marenzio & others, with dramatic recitation of poems and other writings in Italian and in English translation.
Free pre-concert talk 45 minutes prior to each performance by Christopher Martin (Boston University).
Doors and box office open 1 hour prior to each performance.
Sophie Michaux, mezzo-soprano
Kim Leeds, mezzo-soprano
Jason McStoots, tenor
Aaron Sheehan, tenor
Sumner Thompson, tenor
Paul Guttry, bass
Jade Guerra, actor
Alessandro Quarta, actor
Scott Metcalfe, artistic director
All concert dates, programs and personnel are subject to change without notice.