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319 Anima 4in Beth Anne Hatton, soprano
Vita Wallace, Baroque violin and lira da braccio;
Christa Patton, harp
Motomi Igarashi, viola da gamba and lirone.

The commedia dell' arte character known as Isabella was a 'prima donna innamorata' -- an educated, articulate, chaste and cultivated woman. Anima explores the legacy of her creator, the reknowned actress, poet and intellectual Isabella Andreini in this program of theatrical music.

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier for anyone seeking a respite from the midtown hustle and bustle. Ensembles are chosen by a jury of early-music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Location:
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

Time: 1:15-2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.