Classicist Mary Beard illuminates stories of women from the ancient world, illustrated by spellbinding songs and arias performed by soprano Nardus Williams and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny.

Nardus Williams soprano
Elizabeth Kenny archlute / theorbo
Mary Beard narrator

‘I never laid eyes on Aeneas…’: Women’s Stories From The Ancient World - an intriguing presentation compellingly curated by soprano Nardus Williams and “Britain's best-known classicist” Mary Beard.

A compelling Sunday-evening exploration of the theme of women’s voices in antiquity and their echoes in later culture in which Mary Beard’s captivating storytelling is interwoven with repertoire for voice and lute by Strozzi, Handel, Caccini, Purcell, and Blow.

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