Resources

Re:dress Women Composers Project hosts events and debates about women composers:

Composing Lives, with Errollyn Wallen

Composer and singer-songwriter Errollyn Wallen discusses how she approaches the characterisation of historical, living and fictional people in her work. Listen below to her lecture and performance, which took place at Wolfson College on 12 February 2019.

 

Composers’ Lives: a view from the inside, Professor Nicola LeFanu

Nicola LeFanu reflects on what a composer’s life might tell us about her or his music. Nicola is a composer and the daughter of the composer Dame Elizabeth Maconchy. Listen  below to her lecture at Wolfson College on 5 February 2019.

 

Notes from the Silence, Dr Anna Beer

Dr Anna Beer is the author of Sounds and Sweet Airs: the Forgotten Women of Classical Music. Listen below to Anna’s Lecture, Notes from the Silence, on 22 January 2019 at Wolfson College.

 

Re:dress Women Composers Project presents: Le Donne e La Chitarra

Guitarist James Akers and soprano Gabriella Di Laccio present a selection from their latest album featuring works by three overlooked women composers from the 19th century: Emilia Giuliani (1813-1850) , Athénaïs Paulian (1802 – 1875) and Catharina Pratten (1821 – 1895). Listen below to the recital from 5 November 2018 at Wolfson College.