18 April 2023
alle 19:30

We generally speak of “the musical salon” as if it were a coherent space like the theatre stage or the concert hall. But the term covers a whole constellation of places and artistic practices, from the salons of the petite bourgeoisie, where people played for their own entertainment, to those of the aristocracy, which operated on set days as an “open house”, with a regular roster of important guests and prestigious musicians. Women ruled in that world, it is not surprising, therefore, that the musical genres that prevailed in the salons featured among those in which women composers were most active. and bookings