Concert for the Historical Regatta
500th Anniversary of the death of
CATERINA CORNARO, Queen of Cyprus
G.B. Pergolesi, Alessandro Scarlatti, Nicola Porpora
Ensemble Il Sistro Barocco
Liesl Odenweller, soprano
Elena Biscuola, contralto
Maria Luisa Barbon, violin
Raffaello Negri, violin
Marta Traversi, viola
Gioele Gusberti, cello
Pier Paolo Ciurlia, theorb
Marija Jovanovic, harpsycord
Saturday 4 September 2010 at 9 p.m.
St. Salvador Church - Venice
The Historical Regata, which takes place every year on the first Sunday of September in Venice, commemorates the welcome to Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus, who in 1489 renounced her throne in favor of Venice. This year is the 500th anniversary of the death of Caterina Cornaro and to celebrate this event, Associazione Culturale MusicaVenezia will present a concert with three versions of "Salve Regina" by G.B. Pergolesi, Alessandro Scarlatti and Nicola Porpora.