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20th International Festival of Women Composers

Announcing the 20th International Festival of Women Composers which will take place in Gainesville from March 8-12. Two concerts are planned.

The Festival is co-sponsored by the Margaret Zach International Women Composers Library,, the University of Florida School of Music, Honors Program, and Center for European Studies, and by internationally known scholars-performers who are sharing their time and talents.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

7:30pm Concert, Medici Court, Florence, Italy, Baughman Center on Lake Alice

Music by Vittoria Aleotti (Italy), Wilhelmine von Bayreuth (Germany), Anna Bon di Venezia (Italy), Francesca Caccini (Italy), Maddalena Casulana (Italy), Isabella Leonarda (Italy), Kassia (Greece), Meerabai (India), Manash Ramanathan (India), Barbara Strozzi (Italy)

Performed by Christine Alicot, flute (France), Ferol Carytsas, viola, Nina Kaharl, viola da gamba, Ashwin Ramanathan (India), Jayash Ramanathan (India), Manash Ramanathan (India), Kevin Singh (India), Jan Wade-Littrup, soprano

The Alachua Consort: John Netardus, oboe, Annemieke Pronker-Coron, violin (Holland), and Miriam Zach, harpsichord, Festival Founder & Creative Director

Saturday, March 12, 2016

7:30pm Concert, 19th, 20th, and 21st-Century Chamber and Vocal Music, University of Florida School of Music Room 101

Music by May Aufderheide (USA), Amy Beach (USA), Lili Boulanger (France), Cécile Chaminade (France), Rebecca Clarke (England), Emily Daymond (England), Louise Farrenc (France), Sheila Forrester (Canada), Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel (Germany), Margaret Ruthven Lang (USA), Alma Mahler (Germany), Clara Schumann (Germany), Jan Wade-Littrup (USA), Ruth Zechlin (Germany)

Performed by Mia Arnold, piano, Ferol Carytsas, viola, Paul Davis, clarinet, Angela Jonas, soprano, Christina Maldonado, violin, Sarah Nguyentran, piano, Hye Jin Park, piano, Katherine Plympton, piano, Jan Wade-Littrup, soprano, Sara Zybell, piano, Miriam Zach, piano, Festival Founder & Creative Director