The Music Plays On — Marianna Martines

Donato Cabrera
3 min readMay 23, 2020
Marianna Martines, ca. 1773, portrait by Anton von Maron

Marianna Martines is an intriguing figure. She was a gifted keyboard soloist, a singer whose voice was frequently heard at court, and a composer of renown throughout Europe. Yet, she and her works are barely known today.

Donato Cabrera

Music Director of the California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic