If Women Will Not Be Inclined

Women Composers, Women’s Voices


Vocal music of the 19th and 20th Centuries
Songs, arias and ensembles by Amy Beach, Lili Boulanger, Pauline Viardot & Maria Malibran

In this unique recital, VPR pays tribute to four women composers whose genius and persistence overcame the odds:  celebrated 19th opera diva sisters Maria Malibran and Pauline Viardot, American composer and concert pianist Amy Marcy Cheney Beach, and the tragically short-lived, but deeply influential Lili Boulanger.  Included in our program – courtesy of Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy’s kind permission to use their new engraving – will be the first known public hearing of Amy Beach’s unpublished song “If Women Will Not Be Inclined.”

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:00 pm

Behind the Door
219 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Admission $20
All proceeds will go to the Anti Violence Project

Judith Barnes, Hayden Dewitt, Katya Gruzglina, Mal Harrison, Francesca Mondanaro, Margaret O’Connell, Andrea Reichenbach & Ellen Teufel, vocalists
Doug Han, piano

Curated by Thea Cook

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