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Bremen: Female rulers of heaven-earth-underworld

4. März 2012
18:00bis20:00

Works of J. B. Lully, G. F. Händel, H. Berlioz & D. Hahne

Angela Postweiler, Soprano
Barbara Heindlmeier, flutes
Christian Heim, flute & viola da gamba
Tobias Gravenhorst, keys
Dorothée Hahne, sound director

Persephone, the goddess of the underworld – Cleopatra, the proud Pharaoh between heaven and hell – Theophanu, the German Empress of Byzantium – Mary, Queen of Heaven. Four very different types of female rulers meet in this concert. Pioneering the high baroque music, dreamy contemporary music, romantic music with baroque instruments – and of course, simply beautiful baroque arias: We invite you to a concert between styles, between the ages, at different points of the cathedral.

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