Wine, Women and Wonderful Music

8 March 2020
  • 18:30
  • Tickets £15 (£10 conc.)

 

Marina Solarek (violin) and Caroline Soresby (piano)

present a celebration of music by 19th and 20th century women composers who have been either forbidden to compose, denied a musical education or actively discouraged from pursuing a career by society and their own families.

 

Programme

Amy Beach       1867 - 1944                              Sonata opus 34

A passionate work displaying Beach’s love and gift for rich romantic harmony.

 

Dora Pejačević 1885 - 1923                                Elegie in E flat

Born into a Croatian noble family and known for her powerful orchestral works.

 

Grażyna Bacewicz 1909 - 1969               Oberek No 1

A vivid Polish folk dance by this Polish/Lithuanian prodigy.

 

Johanna Senfter 1879 - 1961                  Sonata in G minor opus 32

One strongly romantic example of her vast, forgotten legacy.

 

Germaine Tailleferre 1892 - 1983           Deuxiéme Sonate

A fresh charming work by the only female member of Les Six.

 

Tickets £15 (£10 concessions) available here or on the door. Includes free glass of wine or soft drink.