Minna Keal's Symphony Op 3 - BBC Proms Tuesday 21 July 2020 - Radio 3 - 7.30 pm

This is the 1989 proms premiere of Minna Keal's Symphony, performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Oliver Knussen. 


Keal had returned to music after a long break forced upon her by the need to work in her family's publishing business. Much later in life and encouraged by her second husband and inspiring teacher Justin connolly she began composing again and wrote a number of outstanding works, this symphony being one of several outstanding works she wrote in teh 1980s and 1990s. There is more information about Keal and her music here http://www.musicweb-international.com/keal/index.htm