Agata Zubel's Fireworks is performed by the European Union Youth Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall
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The season continues tonight, Thursday August 17th and on to Saturday and SUnday 18th and 19th with two platfroms. Follow the link below for full details.
Having seen the presentation that will be shown again, tonight Friday 17th August, WiM chair Debbie Golt says 'I highly recommend this mini opera series at the open hearted Arcola Theatre, Dalston, London. I was so delighted to find so many women composers leading in adventurous and beautifully scored and performed one scene pieces with true diversity at their heart'
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Another world premiere, Laura Jurd's The Earth Keeps Spinning receives its premiere performed by the National Youth Jazz Orchestra at the late prom on Thursday.
Suzanne Farrin's Hypersea is premiered at Cadogan Hall by Colin Currie and the JACK Quartet.
Boulanger's music is performed in two Proms this week. Pour les funerailles d'un soldat tonight at 8 pm by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, and Psalm 130 'Du fond de l'abîme' on Wednesday at 7.30 pm performed by City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. There is a Proms Plus talk about Boulanger's music on Wednesday too.
Lisa Illeans' BBC Commission Sleeplessness ... Sails receives its premiere at lunchtime today performed by Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton.
Aello - ballet mécanomorphen by Olga Neuwirth receives its UK premiere in the second of two concerts of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos and some modern-day responses by living composers. Performed by the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
If, like me, you missed Wednesday's performance of Smyth's magnificent Prelude, On the Cliffs of Cornwall, from her opera The Wreckers, you can still listen to it here
Jessica Wells' prom commission Rhapsody for solo oud receives its premiere on Monday at Cadogan Hall at 1 pm. The soloist is Joseph Tawadros.