Explore the women of the classical composing world. Read their inspiring stories
and listen to their incredible music
Although the spelling of her name is debated – Marianna/Mariana/Marie Anne, Martines/Martinez – its clear that she was a talented and driven composer. Born in Vienna in 1744 to a wealthy Austrian mother and a Neapolitan father, she grew up with her five surviving siblings in the Michaelerhaus, which sat in the heart of Vienna […]
Enjoy our livestream concert from 20 June 2020 featuring Josina van Boetzelaer and Marianna Martines! For more information on the composers, visit their bio pages. Repertoire & Translations Josina van Boetzelaer Che non mi disse un di, Op. 4 (1780) What hasn’t he already said to me? Which gods hasn’t he sworn to? And how, […]
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