On June 23, my first mass for Soprano, Violin, an Cello was premiered in Lisbon by Strings n' Vox Trio! I wrote this mass to be performed at the wedding of my good friends Sofia Encarnação and Vasco Valido. This mass includes 9 songs with both original lyrics and suggested lyrics by the couple. I never imagined that I would be writing music, but it sure was a good experience!
Women and Music in 19th Century is a project that focus on the role of the female artist during the 19th Century. Classical music flourished during that time and many composers emerged in the scene, such as Brahms, Schumann, Liszt, Chopin, and Schubert.
But what about female composers? How were they perceived by the music scene?
With this series of 4 videos, we will be learning more about the following composers: Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, Louise Farrenc, and Amy Beach.