Breaking History's Silence
Women Composers from 18th Century London
English chamber music scene in the time of Maria Hester Park
Breaking History's Silence - Women Composers from 18th Century London was made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and Administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.
We also gratefully acknowledge funding received from Women's Philharmonic Advocacy supporting these concerts.
This Historic Concert Featured the Western Hemisphere Premieres of
Keyboard Concerto, Op. 6 by Maria Hester Park
Christopher Cooley, piano soloist
String Sonatas Nos. 2 and 3 by Mrs. Philarmonica
Concerto Grosso, Op. 2, No. 5 by John Hebden
Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 4 by G.F. Handel
Overture to "Bonduca" by Henry Purcell