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Listen and learn: Women in music

Listen: The College of St. Scholastica opens its 2008-09 Cambiata Music Series on Tuesday with Duluth native and internationally known soprano Emily Van Evera. She will perform music by 17th-century singer-songwriters Barbara Strozzi and Francesc...

Listen: The College of St. Scholastica opens its 2008-09 Cambiata Music Series on Tuesday with Duluth native and internationally known soprano Emily Van Evera. She will perform music by 17th-century singer-songwriters Barbara Strozzi and Francesca Caccini.

Go see it

TIME: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

PLACE: Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica

TIX: $12 adults; $6 for

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college students and students ages 18 and younger

Learn: Two talks will explore the role of women in music. At 6 p.m. Tuesday, scholar Kelley Harness speaks on "Literal and Metaphorical Voices of Women in the Early 17th Century" in Mitchell Auditorium. At 11:45 a.m. Wednesday in Tower Hall Room 3625, Harness and Van Evera will explore the sound and structure of music and discuss its relationship to gender, the church, politics and the social climate. The talks are free. For concert tickets, call (218) 723-7000 or go to www.css.edu/cambiata.xml .

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