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The Divine Feminine: Centering Women of Color in Early Music

Launch Date TBD, as per COVID-19 Guidelines

From the works of Cozzolani, Caccini, and Strozzi, to the texts of New World visionary, Sor Juana, we’ll explore themes of femininity, culminating in a performance of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.

Enjoy a stage, completely filled with female artists of color.

Roster of artists (subject to change):

Michele KennedyMichele KennedyMichele Kennedy, soprano
Elaine Lachica, soprano
Nell Snaidas, soprano
Jamet Pittman, soprano / mezzo-soprano
AnnMarie Sandy, mezzo-soprano
Hai-Ting Chin, alto
Solange Merdinian, alto
Dongmyung Ahn, violin
Carmen Pájaro, violin
Maria Romero, violin
Leslie Nero, viola
Pat Neely, double bass
Severin Leslie Kwan, harpsichord

Pat with Abendmusik GEMS Patricia Ann NeelyPatricia Ann Neely


Open Gates Project is a project of Gotham Early Music Scene, and works towards engaging more artists of color on stages and growing the diversity of our audiences.