The most recent edition of the CeReNeM Journal, run by postgraduates at the University of Huddersfield, contains an article I wrote about the painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Swedish composer Lisa Streich, exploring the trope of the Pietà in their works. Thanks go to Pedro Alvarez for instigating the project and editing this volume, and to […]
Last year for International Women’s Day, I took a look at the orchestras of Manchester and how women were represented in their activities. Since then I have moved to Paris and seeing as I am studying at IRCAM, it seemed apt to investigate how well female composers were represented at this institution.
In the last week I made a couple of trips from Luxembourg to Metz to hear some of the concerts at this year’s Centre Acanthes and check out the newly opened Centre Pompidou-Metz. Metz is clearly in a period of flux, rejuvenating itself with art, culture and architecture, which in all honesty outshine any of […]
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