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.

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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

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Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 4 by G.F. Handel

Overture to "Bonduca" by Henry Purcell