Beach's Work to be Performed in Colorado

  This weekend the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs in Colorado Springs, Colorado will be presenting their final concert of their season titled Timeless Voices and will feature the work of Mozart, Beethoven, and Amy Beach’s symphony. Beach’s work, Symphony in E Minor, Op. 32, “Gaelic”, is the first symphony we know of composed by an American woman – and is considered by some to be one of the greatest American symphonies of the period.  It is an important and impressive work that has been gaining in popularity in recent years – thanks in part to the new edition available through Women’s…

A Great Start to the New Year

We are excited to spread the word on great concerts featuring women composers in the coming days from winners of WPA Performance Grants!  We are especially excited that these two ensembles are giving voice to historic composers who are no longer able to advocate for their own works. The Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is including Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s Overture in C in a concert entitled, “Unfinished Romantic” that will be heard on January 14 & 15.  Tickets and more information, including excellent program notes by Mark Arnest about the extraordinary opportunities and challenges that Hensel faced during her composing…