Photo: Shane Benson
Founded just over a year ago, Her Ensemble shines a light on the overlooked canon of music written by women, which still makes up only 5% of the repertoire played each year despite a plethora of music existing and dating all the way back to 450 BC.
Her Ensemble in rehearsal at Battersea Arts Centre. Film: Shane Benson
We are so proud to present Her Ensemble, a string orchestra shining light on music written by women and creating space for musicians of marginalised genders playing glorious music including:
Dobrinka Tabakova Dawn
Barbara Strozzi Il Lamento
Grażyna Bacewicz Quartet for 4 violins
Florence Price Adoration
Caroline Shaw Valencia
Bishi Bhattacharya / M. Hardern with strings arranged by Neil Kaczor Saturday’s Child
Florence Price Memory Mist
DOORS OPEN AT 6pm
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes with no interval
This is a standing event, with some floor cushions available. We also have limited seats and wheelchair spaces for those who require them.
This event is presented with the generous support of the RVW Trust.
Main photo by Tom Lovatt
Download the programme here