La Donna Musicale is a non-profit research, education, and performance organization devoted exclusively to the discovery, preservation, and promotion of sacred and secular music by women composers. The ensemble uses period instruments and historical performance practices.


Classes and Lectures 2021

La Donna Musicale and Rumbarroco are preparing a program featuring the Morena (Black woman) in the Iberoamerican and New World repertory.More details forthcoming.

La Donna Musicale, Pioneering the Path for Historical Women Composers and Rumbarroco’s Latin Baroque Fusion

Our 2020–21 Season


A combination of pre-lecture concerts, live interaction with the ensemble, live performance snippets, and pre-recorded performances  in which we re-invent both ourselves and Early Music.

Celebrating Maria Teresa Agnesi’s 300th birthday. Exploring both Africa’s lasting musical legacy and current Latin American sounds. Delighting you by the fusion of European Early Music with South American folk and popular forms in our program “Black Villancicos” Tapping our feet to our “Fandango” program. And as always, honoring minorities and presenting educational programs for youth.

ladm.org and rumbarroco.orgo.org

Celebrating women’s history month with:
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre (1665 – 1729)