Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Women in the Shadows
The first in a series of concerts that showcases the works of female composers.
Pianist Joanna MacGregor showcases music by female composers in the first of a special series of concerts.
Amy Beach’s Cradle Song of the Lonely Mother and Ruth Crawford’s Preludes will be played alongside Charles Ives’s ‘The Alcotts’ from Piano Sonata No. 2.
Also on the programme is Sofia Gubaidulina’s Musical Toys and works from both Lili and Nadia Boulanger.
Broadcast from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, this series aims to promote works by great female composers in the context of music by their male contemporaries.