Trailblazing Women featured by Santa Rosa Symphony

Trailblazing Women featured by Santa Rosa Symphony

— by Liane Curtis The Santa Rosa Symphony (SRS)  has seized upon the need to change their programming due to Covid19 as an opportunity to celebrate diversity and  highlight some brilliant works by women.  They have named Ellen Taaffe Zwilich as Artistic Partner...
Celebrating Undine Smith Moore

Celebrating Undine Smith Moore

This week we are celebrating the birthday of American composer Undine Smith Moore.  She was born August 25, 1904 and died February 6 1989. Considered the “Dean of Black Women Composers” she was in the generation that followed the groundbreaking work of...
The Music of the Remarkable Mrs. Sirmen

The Music of the Remarkable Mrs. Sirmen

We apologise for taking so long to get back to Part II of our post about composer and violinist Maddalena Laura Lombardini Sirmen (1745-1818).  Part I, about her life, is found here.  Our guest author is the London-based musician Martin Ash, whose website is...