GEMAS presents Sonya Headlam and Rebecca Cypess (NEW DATE!)

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 7:00 pm


Rebecca Cypess Sonya Headlam webTransatlantic Musical Heritage from Sancho to Johnson

The musicians explore the music and times of black classical composers Ignatius Sancho, Francis Johnson, and Joseph Bologne.

This program explores the music of Afro-Caribbean British composer Ignatius Sancho and his contemporaries, highlighting the theme of international circulations, featuring music by contemporary black composers Joseph Bologne and Francis Johnson, alongside poetry by Olaudah Equiano and Phyllis Wheatley.

Wednesday, February 14, 2024 at 7 pm

Admission: Free

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This concert is part of GEMAS, a project of Americas Society and Gotham Early Music Scene devoted to early music of the Americas.

GEMS is a non-profit corporation that supports and promotes the artists and organizations in New York devoted to early music — playing repertoire from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and early Classical periods.