Jessica Wells' prom commission Rhapsody for solo oud receives its premiere on Monday at Cadogan Hall at 1 pm. The soloist is Joseph Tawadros.
Kerry Andrew's No Place Like, written for the BBC Proms in 2017, will be performed tomorrow by the Ten Pieces Children's Choir at the Ten Pieces Proms at 1 pm and 5 pm, and families can take part in it at Proms Family Chorus at 10.30 am at Imperial College Union.
The BBC Philharmonic give the premiere of Tansy Davies' What Did We See?, an orchestral suite from her recent opera Between Worlds.
Davies also gives a Proms Plus Talk at Imperial College Union at 5.45 pm, some of which will be broadcast in the interval of the evening concert.
A tribute concert to women who worked in the BBC Radiophonic Workshop includes new work by contemporary women composers, 10.15 pm
New music for harpsichord at Cadogan Hall, French composer Eve Risser's Furakèla
'If women’s music and presence in the classical music world isn’t there, then its absence sends a strong message into the minds of young musicians. Omission is a powerful teacher!'
Read the full interview here
The London Sinfonietta are giving world premieres of Verdala by Hannah Kendall and Gefallen by Isabel Mundry on Saturday 21 July at 3 pm at The Roundhouse.
There are two events at the BBC Proms on Friday 20 July featuring women composers.
In a Proms Plus talk Rhian Davies, Artistic Director of the Gregynog Festival and author of Morfydd Owen: Never So Pure a Sight, A Life in Pictures, and composer Steph Power discuss the life and music of Welsh composer Morfydd Owen.
Later in the evening the BBC National Orchestra of Wales perform Lili Boulanger's D’un matin de printemps and D’un soir triste and Morfydd Owen's Nocturne along with music by Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann, and parts of the Proms Plus talk will be broadcast during the interval.
Pulitzer prize winning New York based composer Caroline Shaw's new work Second Essay: Echo, Third Essay: Ruby will be performed by the Calidore String Quartet at the BBC Proms tomorrow lunchtime. More details here:
Composer Anna Meredith's Five Telegrams is a BBC co-commission with 14–18 NOW and Edinburgh International Festival. It is a multi-media work based on the experiences of young soldiers in 1918.
More information here https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8j3v2