Archived Event

Leah Broad - 'Quartet: How Four Women Changed the Musical World'
Sun 10 Mar 2024, 3.00pm
Archived Event

This event will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval


Important Information

This concert will be live streamed on this page in HD. The video will be available on demand for 365 days after the date of the broadcast.


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Leah Broad
Image credit: © Monika Tomiczek


Discover the lives and works of four trailblazing composers — Ethel Smyth, Rebecca Clarke, Dorothy Howell and Doreen Carwithen. In their time, these women were celebrities. They composed exquisite music and pioneered creative careers, but today they are ghostly presences, surviving as footnotes to their male contemporaries — until now. Join Leah Broad, author of Quartet, who will be resurrecting their stories and introducing their work through specially selected recordings.

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