This video shows Charites performing "Le Tre
Grazie a Venere" by Barbara Strozzi at a concert at St. Paul's Chapel,
Columbia University on Feb. 19, 2008.
Marvelous Dust: 17th-Century Female Perspectives on the Dissolution
A musical vanitas, this program of
virtuosic music by female composers investigates the transient nature
of youth and beauty.
The Lais of Machaut
Elegant lais by Guillaume de Machaut
evoke the chivalric culture of fourteenth-century France.
Et in Arcadia Ego
and Italian music from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
transports listeners to Arcadia, the idyllic world where nymphs and
shepherds reigned supreme.
Brooke Bryant, soprano
Brett Umlauf, soprano
Amber Youell, contralto
Alexandra Snyder Dunbar, harpsichord
Todd Low, viola da gamba
Produced by Joseph Patrych, Patrych Sound Studios