Teresa will be back on the 27th of April 2021 at 20:00 on live stream and in the Jezuïetenkerk in Lier (Belgium)! Dorine Mortelmans will sing and perform the role of Teresa, accompanied on harpsichord by Frank Agsteribbe and on cello by Bernard Woltèche. Marieke van Hooff will talk you through the story.
Teresa Imer (1723-1797) or Teresa Cornelys or Madame de Pompeati or … was a strong woman. She was an international star soprano and the first female director of the Antwerp Operahouse. She organized masquerades, house concerts, parties, … in her Carlisle House in London.
We see her during one of the last days of her life: sick, lonely and broke. Locked into prison by her plaintiffs. She looks back on a turbulent life. A life of abundance, celebrity, motherhood, casanova and and other lovers … along Venice, the Austrian Netherlands and London … along Vivaldi, Gluck, Haendel, J.S. Bach, …
A life full of drama.