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Australian Chamber Choir: Durante, McCombe, Agata & Vivaldi

1 May @ 15:00 - 17:00

$40 – $50

Vivaldi’s Gloria was written in 1715 for the famous all-female ensembles of Venice’s Ospedale della Pietà. During Vivaldi’s time teaching at this orphanage (1703-40), the Pietà developed an international reputation for its private concerts, presented exclusively by the young women who were educated there.

Around 1720, Agatha, a baby born without fingers on her left hand, was passed through the small revolving door (called a scaffetta) in the orphanage’s exterior wall. She went on to become a star student, performing as a soprano soloist and composing cantatas. Her compositions have remained hidden to this day as fragments in a Venice library. Some 280 years later, the ACC will perform her Cantata for the first time outside the walls of the Venice orphanage.

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Date:
1 May
Time:
15:00 - 17:00
Cost:
$40 – $50
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Website:
https://www.auschoir.org/vivaldi-gloria/

Venue

Basilica of St Mary of the Angels, Geelong
136 Yarra St
Geelong, Vic 3220 Australia
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