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Vote 100: Celebrating Women Composers (Parliament Week)

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Vote 100: Celebrating Women Composers marks the centenary of women gaining the vote through democracy in action. With a specially commissioned new work - Lead On - by Lucy Pankhurst, a relative of leading suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst, and music by a diverse range of women composers we are delighted that Caroline Lucas MP will participate as a key speaker.

Vocalist Polina Shepherd and special guests including vocal/instrumental group HEARD, choir Women of Note, guitarist Brian Ashworth, clarinettist Steve Dummer, flautist Rebecca Griffiths, soprano Mehreen Shah, the Evgenia Startseva - Yuri Paterson-Olenich duo plus multi-pianist ensemble the Zongora Piano Group and the Appel Trio.

Featured composers include Cécile Chaminade, Rebecca Clarke, Avril Coleridge-Taylor**, Lilian Elkington, Augusta Holmès, Alma Schindler-Mahler, Morfydd Owen, Clara Schumann, Ethel Smyth and living composers Litha Efthymiou, Cecilia McDowall and composer laureate Judith Weir. Plus many more!* WITH SPECIAL GUEST PRESENTER: Caroline Lucas MP (Brighton Pavilion)

** Don't miss our "EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN" HERITAGE OPEN DAY on Avril Coleridge-Taylor at 2-6PM, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th. [See: www.heritageopendays.org.uk]


EXPLORE. ENGAGE. EMPOWER: This community & cultural event in Parliament Week is contributed by MOOT - music of our time Registered Charity 1169015

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