Les grâces Italianisme! Italian Fashion Week in Paris, c. 1700 @Old First Concerts
Jennifer Paulino, soprano; Rebekah Ahrendt, viola da gamba; Jonathan Rhodes Lee, harpsichord; Special Guest Carla Moore, violin
Works by Corelli, Antonia Bembo, Couperin, Stuck, and others
At the turn of the 18th century, Paris went wild for anything that sounded “Italian.” Contemporaries complained that Italian-inspired genres like the sonata or cantata were literally “springing up under one’s feet”! This program explores the Italian fashions that tickled Parisian ears.
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