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19:00 - 21:00 17 September 2018

The virtuosa singer in the academies of early modern Italy


106 | Gordon House
29 Gordon Square | London | WC1H 0PP | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

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Christina Birchall-Sampson, Soprano, Following studies at Cambridge University and Guildhall School of Music and Drama, soprano Christina Birchall-Sampson (née Sampson) is enjoying a busy career as a freelance concert/opera singer and singing teacher.
Richard MacKenzie, Lute/theorbo, Lutenist Richard MacKenzie is rapidly gaining recognition as a soloist and collaborative artist on renaissance and baroque lutes, renaissance and baroque guitars, vihuela, orpharion and theorbo.
Amy Brosius, Lecturer in Music and Director of Performance, University of Birmingham, Dr Brosius specialises in seventeenth-century Italian singers, singing culture, vocal music and early modern gender construction.

This concert and discussion presents music by some of the early elite and professional virtuose singers, poets and composers, and explores contexts, protagonists and musical features.


Lucy Stagg
+44 (0)2076792784 | lucy.stagg@ucl.ac.uk


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