tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:/posts Women in Music UK Blog 2019-09-21T19:52:57Z WiM tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1457941 2019-09-21T19:20:14Z 2019-09-21T19:52:57Z WiM founder Odaline de la Martinez is among outstanding women in music awarded Ivors Academy Gold Badge

The Ivors Academy Gold Badge awards celebrate 'exceptional talent in the UK music industry; individuals who inspire or support creativity and the professional lives of The Ivors Academy members'.

Women in Music founder member Odaline de la Martinez, known as Chachi, the artistic director and conductor of Lontano Ensemble, is a wonderful composer and a champion of work by women composers. She is joined in receiving this award by other outstanding women in music, the music publisher Jane Dyball, the music engineer Olga FitzRoy, the jazz pianist, composer and teacher Nikki Iles, the classical pianist, teacher and promoter of contemporary music Thalia Myers, and the former CEO of the PRS and now President & CEO of New Music USA, Vanessa Reed.

Women in Music sends a huge congratulations to all the recipients.

The awards will be presented at a ceremony in London on 11 October.

https://ivorsacademy.com/news/the-ivors-academy-gold-badge-2019-recipients-announced/



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1457618 2019-09-21T09:02:33Z 2019-09-21T09:02:33Z Vroni Holzmann launches her new album of piano compositions - 28 September 2019 - Edinburgh

Edinburgh composer Vroni Holzmann is hosting an event to launch her new album of piano compositions, Glow on the Horizon, with an in-house performance by various accomplished pianists.

 

The event will take place in Edinburgh on Saturday 28th September 2019. Numbers are limited but if you would like to attend please contact Vroni at vroniholzmann@hotmail.com

 

You can hear Vroni playing and speaking about her music in an interview from 2011 here https://www.theedinburghreporter.co.uk/2011/06/edinburgh-reporter-chats-vroni-holzmann/comment-page-1/



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1456679 2019-09-18T14:12:41Z 2019-09-18T14:12:41Z 22nd London New Wind Festival - new work by women composers - Thursday 19th September, 6.30pm, Waterloo

22nd London New Wind Festival and Colleagues present

A Celebration of the Life and Work of Robert Coleridge (1955-2019)

Music for Winds. Music for Piano Solo and Experimental Pieces for Mixed Ensemble.

Thursday 19th September 

 Starts 6.30pm

The Warehouse Waterloo, 13 Theed Street, South Bank, London SE1 8ST

Music by Robert Coleridge and New Pieces by:

Tim Ambler, Avril Anderson, David Sutton-Anderson, Giorgio Coslovich, Stephen Gibson, Anthony Green, John Lewis, Michael Parsons, Catherine Pluygers,  Jane Serter and Hugh Shrapnel

Performers Include;

Members of London New Wind Ensemble: Simon Desorgher Flutes, Catherine Pluygers Oboes, Phil Edwards Clarinets, Ian Mitchell Clarinets, Henryk Sienkiewicz Horn, Glynn Williams Bassoon, Alan Tomlinson Trombone, David Sutton-Anderson Conductor and  Peter O'Hagan Piano. 

Solo Pianists: Anthony Green, John Lewis, Michael Parsons, Hugh Shrapnel, Ruth Shrapnel and  Sarah Walker

Tickets at door £10 (6 concessions)

http://www.londonnewwindfestival.co.uk/
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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1455629 2019-09-15T17:47:51Z 2019-09-15T17:47:51Z The Daffodil Perspective 13th September - Clara 200!

Happy Clara 200 everyone! Featuring the incredible Clara Schumann as composer of the week on her 200th birthday.

Also on the show brand new releases from Lontano and Odaline de la Martinez plus Eric Coates, Kate Amrine, Gershwin and tons more!

https://www.mixcloud.com/TheDaffodilPerspective/the-daffodil-perspective-13th-september-2019-clara-200/

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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1455072 2019-09-13T21:15:41Z 2019-09-13T21:15:41Z Laura Mvula and Elizabeth Maconchy - BBC Last Night of the Proms - Saturday 14 September 7.15 pm

Sing to the Moon by Laura Mvula and Proud Thames by Elizabeth Maconchy feature in the BBC's Last Night of the Proms.

Last Night of the Proms - Saturday 14 September 7.15 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezcd2m




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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1453914 2019-09-10T19:16:52Z 2019-09-10T19:16:53Z Ailie Robertson, Stevie Wishart, world premieres, BBC Proms Wednesday 11 September 7.30 pm

The Dunedin Consort perform the world premieres of BBC commissions Chaconne by Ailie Robertson and The Last Dance? by Stevie Wishart, along with new works by Stuart MacRae and Nico Muhly. The new pieces are inspired by and performed alongside dances from Bach's Orchestral Suites.

BBC Proms Wednesday 11 September 7.30 pm

Dunedin Consort with John Butt.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e9rn5v



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1453240 2019-09-08T21:46:32Z 2019-09-08T21:46:32Z Freya Waley-Cohen's Naiad, BBC Commission, BBC Proms Monday 9 September 1pm

The Knussen Chamber Orchestra perform Naiad a new BBC Commission by Freya Waley-Cohen.

BBC Proms Monday 9 September 1pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqj6gw




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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1453073 2019-09-08T13:17:15Z 2019-09-08T21:46:56Z Judith Weir's 'Forest' BBC Proms tonight Sunday 8 September 7.30 pm

Judith Weir's 'Forest' is performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra in tonight's Prom concert conducted by Sakari Oramo.

Sunday 8 September 7.30 pm.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/encd2m

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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1452526 2019-09-06T18:16:07Z 2019-09-06T18:16:07Z The Daffodil Perspective 6th September 2019

The first gender balanced classical music show this week exploring the life and music of trailblazing composer Ruth Gipps.

Also featuring music from Gordon Jacob, Ruth Barrett, Malcolm Arnold, Segun Akinola and lots more gender balanced fun!

https://www.mixcloud.com/TheDaffodilPerspective/the-daffodil-perspective-6th-september-2019/

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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1451073 2019-09-02T20:28:38Z 2019-09-02T20:28:39Z Illuminate Women's Music - guest post by Dr Angela Elizabeth Slater

Dr Angela Elizabeth Slater on continuing to shine a light on the work of women composers and performers in Illuminate Women’s Music 2019 Seasons I and II.

Illuminate Women’s Music was set up by Dr Angela Elizabeth Slater in 2017 for the promotion of music, both historical and contemporary, composed by women. Illuminate Women’s Music also supports talented female performers, giving repeat performance opportunities across the UK.

2018 was an amazing first year for Illuminate Women’s Music. To begin to readdress the gender imbalance in the UK classical music industry, Illuminate hosted a touring concert series that solely programmed music by women composers from the past and present. In 2018, Illuminate Women’s music programmed ten successful concerts across the UK that supported five emerging women composers. We also programmed historical works by Amy Beach, Morfydd Owen, Marie-Louise Simon, Clara Schumann, Hilda Jerea, Grażyna Bacewicz and Lili Boulanger.

 

2018 marked a wonderful year for celebrating women’s music with new organisations, projects and individuals working with unwavering dedication and passion in this area. Examples include a number of excellent resources: Archiv Frau und Musik, Composer Diversity Database, Music Theory Examples by Women (MTEW), International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM), The Daffodil perspective (a radio show dedicated to women composers), A Modern Reveal, Salon Without Boundaries and Illuminate Women’s own blog series as well to name a few. There are also lots of wonderful festivals and organisations that have recently been established including Lili Boulanger Initiative, Scordatura, Sounding the Feminists and - new to 2019 - Cambridge Women’s Festival, to name but a few.

2019 will also see Kings Place’s new award-winning flagship series focusing on the creative firepower of women composers: Venus Unwrapped. Across twelve months and more than sixty events, this series will explore the history of music by women, beginning with medieval nuns and moving through to modern times. This series of concerts be a hugely welcome addition to the mission of bringing women composers to light.

2018 also saw many festivals across the world sign up to the PRS Keychange Initiative for 50/50 gender balance in programming by 2022. Subscribers include significant festivals in the UK, such as BBC Proms, Cheltenham Music Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Spitalfields Music, and many more.

Evidence of these developments can be found in the Women in Music survey, which shows positive change in BBC proms 2018 programming. In 2017 women composers only constituted 7.5% of all composers programmed, whereas in 2018 saw this number rose to 14%. Representation of women composers in the living composers category rose from 22% to 40%, as did BBC Proms commissions of female composers which grew from 30.8% in 2017 to 63% in 2018. This is a huge shift that demonstrates a good statement of intent which will hopefully bring about real and substantive change in future programming.

However, surveys of 2018 programming were not universally positive. Bachtrack’s annual survey showed that only 17% of the contemporary music performed in UK concert halls in 2018 were by women composers, compared to Sweden that had 37%. Figures in other countries aren’t much better with 16% in the US and as low as 5% in both France and Germany. Statistics compiled by Donne Women in Music Project show that across a sample of leading orchestras and concert series, only 76 classical concerts out of 1,445 performed across the world from 2018 to 2019 include at least one piece by a woman.  These figures also show a total of 3,524 musical works will be performed at those concerts, and, of those, 3,442 (97.6%) were written by men and only 82 (2.3%) were written by women.  The figure amounts to about 95% of concerts having music composed by men only. These examples demonstrate how important it is to keep this issue at the forefront of the minds of musicians, programmers, festivals and music organisations.

During 2018, the centenary year of women’s suffrage, the issue of women composers in concert programmes has been a particularly hot topic. Many new initiatives and pledges have been made by a variety of organisations and this is to be celebrated. As we leave the year of the centenary of women’s suffrage behind we need to be vigilant that these commitments do not fall by the wayside or become less important as time goes on.  

Illuminate Women’s Music, now in its second year of running its touring concert series, is proud to continuing supporting women composers from both the past and present as well as particularly supporting women performers. The reason I originally set up Illuminate Women’s Music is still more relevant that ever, with programming only changing very slowly. Related to this, change in the pedagogical sphere is moving at an even slower pace. It is vital that women composers are seen and heard by the general public across the UK; as Betty Atterbury expresses, ‘Omission is a powerful teacher’ so we should seek change in our educational, programming and commissioning spheres.

Much of the concert-going audience, by their own admission, know very little about women’s music. This can be seen from Illuminate’s 2018 concert survey, which showed that 64% of Illuminate’s audience admitted to never having heard of any of the women composers on the programme before. By programming both historical and living women composers side-by-side in Illuminate concerts, I hope to continue to create a forum to celebrate creative women from across the ages. In the long term, I hope works by women composers will be considered as equal to canonic works whose places are safe in concert programmes. As our knowledge of female composers grows, continued omission is unacceptable; lack of a fair hearing leads to unjustifiable neglect. I hope through Illuminate Women’s Music, to begin to reverse the tide, even in a small way.

Illuminate Women’s Music has two seasons in 2019, supporting even more women composers and performers than before. llluminate’s first 2019 season (March-September 2019), which is supported by the PRS Foundation Open Fund for Organisation and Ambache Charitable Trust, supports five new commissions from composers  Kerensa Briggs and Laura Shipsey and Illuminate composers in residence, Angela Elizabeth Slater, Sarah Westwood, and Blair Boyd, for new works for Boston-based Prism trio and UK- based Ethel Smyth Trio . Having been premiered in Boston, MA earlier this year several UK performances are soon to follow, with visits to Brighton Music and Wine series at St Luke’s on 30th August, York Late Music series on 7th September, 14th September Music at St Mary’s in Stafford, and Stonevale concert series in Oxford 15th September. Historical works by Morfydd Owen, Grażyna Bacewicz and. Historical works by Morfydd Owen, Grażyna Bacewicz and Ethel Smyth will be programmed alongside these new works. Highlights will include Morfydd Owen’s 1914 piano trio, a work which has never been performed in the US and is little known in the UK, and Lili Boulanger’s D’un Matin de Printemps for piano trio.

Indeed, Illuminate Women’s Music is delighted to be supporting the promotion of Morfydd Owen’s music again in 2019. 2018 marked the centenary of Morfydd’s death and therefore it is more important than ever to bring her music to audiences. In 2019 Morfydd Owen’s music will be performed across the UK at Ludlow English Song Festival in April, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddford in July and, excitingly, the Cardiff University Chamber Choir are planning to tour some of Owen’s choral music in China at the end of the year. You can find out more about the recent surge in interest of Morfydd’s Owen music in Dr Rhian Davies recent blog.

https://www.illuminatewomensmusic.co.uk/illuminate-blog/morfyddowen100-thoughts-on-the-centenary-of-the-death-of-morfydd-owen-1891-1918-rhian-davies

Illuminate Season II (September-November 2019) sees the formation of the Illuminate string quartet from performers Clarice Rarity (violin), Christine Cornwell (violin) Katherine Clarke (viola) and Cecelia Bignall (cello) who will also be joined by soprano singer Patricia Auchterlonie. Season II has commissioned  Illuminate composers in residence as well as Caroline Bordignon, Yfat Soul Zisso and Joanna Ward. Illuminate Season II will start at University of Bangor’s Second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music on 5th September, highlighting historical composers Rebecca Clarke, and Barbara Strozzi. This is particularly significant as 2019 marks the (birth) anniversaries of composer Barbara Strozzi, and the 40th anniversary of the death of Rebecca Clarke.

 

Illuminate season II will then visit Birmingham (Centrala 12th October), Oxford (St Michael’s near Northgate 4th November), University of Huddersfield (7th November), University College Oxford (8th November) and Emmanuel College Cambridge (9th November). In these concerts we are also looking forward to programming music Ruth Crawford Seeger and her talented student Vivian Fine with her Four Songs for string quartet and soprano.

Illuminate Women’s Music 2019 concerts will showcase the rich and exciting variety in women’s music, rightly bringing this wonderful repertoire as well as new works to new audiences both in the US and UK! I hope you will join Illuminate for both our season I and II concerts this year to celebrate the music and work of women composers and performers. 

Dr Angela Elizabeth Slater is founder and director Illuminate Women’s Music.

https://www.illuminatewomensmusic.co.uk/  

 







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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1450715 2019-09-01T21:18:16Z 2019-09-01T21:18:17Z Silesian String Quartet play Grażyna Bacewicz - BBC Proms - Monday 2 September 1 pm

The Silesian String Quartet play Grażyna Bacewicz's Piano Quintet No 1 with Wojciech Świtała at the piano, along with Mieczysław Weinberg's String Quartet No 7.

Cadogan Hall Monday 2 September 1 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqp84f



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1450436 2019-08-31T20:38:13Z 2019-08-31T20:38:14Z Nuages by Linda Catlin Smith - BBC Proms 1 September 7.30pm

Linda Catlin Smith's BBC Commission Nuages is premiered by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

BBC Proms 1 September 7.30pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezj6gw


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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1450388 2019-08-31T14:14:29Z 2019-08-31T14:14:29Z Illuminate Women's Music, autumn programme 2019, opens in Bangor, Gwynedd, Thursday 5th September, 7.30 pm.

Illuminate Women's Music promotes music written by emerging women composers and performed by emerging women performers.

The new autumn season begins at the Second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music at Bangor University on Thursday 5th September at 7.30 pm with a pre concert talk by Dr Angela Elizabeth Slater at 6.45 pm, at Neuadd Powis Hall, Bangor, Gwynedd.

New works are included by Joanna Ward, Sarah Westwood, Yfat Soul Zisso, Blair Boyd, Caroline Bordignon and Angela Elizabeth Slater, featured alongside historical works by Barbara Strozzi, Rebecca Clarke, Ruth Crawford Seeger, Vivian Fine and many more!

More details of this and the entire autumn schedule are here

https://www.illuminatewomensmusic.co.uk/2019-season-ii-whats-on.html

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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1450387 2019-08-31T14:03:28Z 2019-08-31T14:03:38Z Dobrinka Tabakova - Timber & Steel - BBC commission - BBC Proms tonight 31 August 7.30 pm

As part of the Henry Wood tribute concert tonight at the BBC Proms you can hear the premiere of Dobrinka Tabakova's BBC Commission Timber & Steel.

Tabakova's music is well-known for its depth and vibrancy.

BBC Proms 31 August 7.30 pm - BBC Concert Orchestra

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/en3v9r



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1448527 2019-08-25T22:40:49Z 2019-08-25T22:40:49Z Amatis Trio play Clara Schumann - BBC Proms - Monday 26 August 1pm

The Amatis Trio play chamber music by Clara Schumann and her husband Robert. 

Cadogan Hall - Monday 26 August 1 pm 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evz3v2




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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1448157 2019-08-24T19:45:07Z 2019-08-24T19:45:07Z Jocelyn Pook and Alissa Firsova, new commissions - BBC Proms Sunday 25 August 5.30 pm - Jessica Cottis conducts

The Lost Words - a concert inspired by the book by Robert Macfarlane - nature inspired music including new commissions from Jocelyn Pook and Alissa Firsova. The Southbank Sinfonia and National Youth Choir of Great Britain conducted by Jessica Cottis.

BBC Proms Sunday 25 August 5.30 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezgfbp





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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1447211 2019-08-21T21:46:21Z 2019-08-22T05:25:24Z Lamia by Dorothy Howell, conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla - BBC Proms - Thursday 22 August - 7.30 pm

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla play Howell's brilliant symphonic poem Lamia, along with Elgar, Knussen and Weinberg.

BBC Proms - Thursday 22 August - 7.30 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ew3v9r



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1446862 2019-08-20T20:42:52Z 2019-08-20T20:42:53Z Mississippi Goddam: A Homage to Nina Simone - BBC Proms - Wednesday 21 August 7.30 pm

Jules Buckley directs the Metropole Orkest, with singers Ledisi and Lisa Fischer, in this homage to Nina Simone, one of the great women of jazz, a brilliant songwriter, singer, arranger, and Civil Rights activist.

BBC Proms - Wednesday 21 August 7.30 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e9cd2m



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1446657 2019-08-20T10:40:26Z 2019-08-20T10:40:26Z Complete Sacred Choral Music of Alice Mary Smith - scholarly editions and recordings - wonderful new resource for choirs

Doctoral researcher Leonard Sanderman from York University has contacted us to spread the news of his recently completed project to make the Complete Sacred Choral Music of Alice Mary Smith freely available in a set of scholarly editions and in a recording by the Eoferwic Consort. This is a wonderful new resource for choirs.

'Alice Mary Smith (1839-1884) was a prolific composer who was well-respected by critics and colleagues alike. Her oeuvre comprises one of the largest collections of sacred music by any woman composer, and contains the first music by a woman composer to be sung in the liturgies of the Church of England.  

These scores and recordings are published as part of the project "The Complete Sacred Music of Alice Mary Smith" at the University of York which is funded by a Knowledge Exchange Project Award form the AHRC through the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities. The original manuscripts are held at the Royal Academy of Music.' (Leonard Sanderson)

You will find links to the open access scores and recordings here

https://www.leonardsanderman.com/alicemarysmith






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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1446335 2019-08-19T11:00:20Z 2019-08-19T11:00:20Z Errollyn Wallen - from the Lighthouse to Space! Brilliant piece on brilliant WiM Member's music

Brilliant article about brilliant composer (and WiM member) Errollyn Wallen  in the context of her Prom Concert in the RAH last week ... so rare that a contemporary women composer gets that space - so many congratulations. Even more notable as Wallen's world premiere piece was alongside Elgar, Mendelssohn and Mussorgsky. Look out for news of more of Errollyn Wallen's music 




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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1446186 2019-08-18T21:36:09Z 2019-08-18T21:36:09Z Louise Alder sings Fanny Hensel - BBC Proms Monday 19 August - 1 pm

Tomorrow at Cadogan Hall Louise Alder sings lieder by Fanny Hensel as well as her brother Felix Mendelssohn, Schubert, Liszt, Chopin, and Rossini, with Gary Matthewman accompanying.

Monday 19 August - 1 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evn5q9


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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1445849 2019-08-17T22:17:40Z 2019-08-17T22:17:40Z Clara Schumann and Sofia Gubaidulina - BBC Proms - Sunday 18 August - 7.30 pm

The Ulster Orchestra play Clara Schumann's Piano Concerto with soloist Mariam Batsashvili and Sofia Gubaidulina's Fairytale Poem, along with the first symphonies of Beethoven and Shostakovich.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezqwxj 

There is a proms plus talk in which Natasha Loges discusses Clara Schumann's work. 5.45 pm at Imperial College Union.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/epwxp6




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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1445515 2019-08-16T21:28:15Z 2019-08-16T21:28:16Z Thea Musgrave, Elizabeth Maconchy, Judith Weir, Joanna Lee - BBC Proms Saturday 17 August 3 pm

The BBC Singers conducted by Sofi Jeannin give a concert of British choral music including works by four women composers, Thea Musgrave, Elizabeth Maconchy, Judith Weir, Joanna Lee. Lee's At this man’s hand is a new BBC commission. This wonderful programme is genuine 50:50 programming at last, well done BBC.


Sat 17 Aug 2019 Holy Sepulchre London 3 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/edbcd4





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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1444849 2019-08-14T20:24:37Z 2019-08-14T20:24:37Z Errollyn Wallen's This Frame Is Part of the Painting - BBC Proms - Thursday 15 August - 7 pm

Errollyn Wallen's latest BBC commission, a homage to the artist Howard Hodgkin, is performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Elim Chan

Thursday 15 August - 7 pm

Errrollyn is giving a pre concert talk at 5.45 pm at Imperial College Union

More details

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ezv9hn 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqxp8g



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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1444616 2019-08-14T10:28:28Z 2019-08-14T20:16:49Z Rebecca Rowe - Composer, conductor, Music educator - Summer newsletter

There is some wonderful work taking place in the next few days at the Edinburgh Festival by composer Rebecca Rowe

Check out the details here

http://www.rebecca-rowe.co.uk/news 

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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1443986 2019-08-12T19:29:30Z 2019-08-12T19:29:30Z Sally Beamish, Iris ter Schiphorst and Judith Weir - New music inspired by Enigma Variations - BBC Proms Tuesday 13 August 7 pm

A new work of music by 14 composers, Kalevi Aho, Sally Beamish, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Richard Blackford, Gavin Bryars, Brett Dean, Dai Fujikura, Wim Henderickx, Colin Matthews, Anthony Payne, John Pickard, David Sawer, Iris ter Schiphorst, Judith Weir. Inspired by Elgar's Enigma Variations, the work is a tribute to Martyn Brabbins on his 60th birthday. Pleased to see three female composers were asked to contribute, 50:50 next time BBC?

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martyn Brabbins.

BBC Proms Tuesday 13 August 7 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e6wxp6







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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1443882 2019-08-12T13:25:13Z 2019-08-12T13:25:14Z Trinity College London's new string syllabus addressing the deficit in music by women composers in repertoire

Hats off to Trinity College London and their new string syllabus which includes music by Ethel Barns, Amy Beach, Lili Boulanger, Nadia Boulanger, Cécile Chaminade, Alma Clarke, Rebecca Clarke, Luise Adolpha Le Beau, Elizabeth Maconchy, Emilie Mayer. You can read John Molloy's article on Trinity's blog here:

https://blog.trinitycollege.co.uk/trinity-strings-syllabus-2020-2023-focus-on-women-composers







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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1443444 2019-08-11T13:24:52Z 2019-08-11T13:24:53Z Maddalena Laura Sirmen - String Quartet No. 5 - Aris Quartet - BBC Proms - Monday 12 August - 1 pm

The Aris Quartet, BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists, will be performing Maddalena Laura Sirmen's String Quartet No. 5. Sirmen, also known as Maddalena Lombardini, was an 18th century Italian violinist and student of Tartini, and a brilliant composer as you will hear.

Her String Quartet No. 5 is performed at Cadogan Hall tomorrow, Monday 12 August at 1 pm.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8xp8g







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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1441857 2019-08-06T21:20:40Z 2019-08-06T21:20:40Z Late Prom - The Sound of Space - music by Mica Levi, Carly Paradis, Wendy Carlos, Bebe Barron - Wednesday 7 August - 10.15 pm

The Sound of Space - Sci-fi Film Music - BBC Proms - London Contemporary Orchestra

Under The Skin -  Mica Levi

The Innocents - Carly Paradis

Tron - Wendy Carlos

Forbidden Planet - Bebe and Louis Barron

Wednesday 7 August - 10.15 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqhj6q

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tag:womeninmusicblog.org.uk,2013:Post/1441851 2019-08-06T21:13:45Z 2019-08-06T21:13:46Z Nathalie Stutzmann conducts BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales - BBC Proms - Wednesday 7 August 7 pm

Nathalie Stutzmann conducts BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales

Brahms, Wagner, Mozart

BBC Proms - Wednesday 7 August 7 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evmz3d
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