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.
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.