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Émilie

Date, location, and tickets

Thursday, February 6, 2020
at 7:30 PM

Peabody Institute: Leith Symington Griswold Hall
1 East Mount Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

Free Event



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Event Information

Courtney Orlando, artistic director | Now Hear This
David Smooke, faculty advisor | Now Hear This

Garnett Bruce, co-producer | Émilie
Elizabeth Futral, co-producer | Émilie

Kaija Saariaho: Émilie 

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s one-woman opera, Émilie, tells the story of Émilie du Chatelet, a philosopher, mathematician, physicist, and author of the early 1700s who mastered scientific knowledge as only few could at the time. Written for a single soprano soloist in nine successive scenes, this performance by Peabody’s contemporary chamber ensemble, Now Hear This, will feature a different soloist in each scene. 

Tickets Available: January 2