This new play, with music by contralto Lucy Stevens and pianist Elizabeth Marcus, weaves together Dame Ethel Smyth’s music with anecdotes from her confidants, her letters and her own writing.
Imprisoned with Mrs Pankhurst and the writer of the anthem for the suffrage movement The March of the Women, Smyth was a composer, writer and suffragette who was the living embodiment of the courage and passion with which Victorian women challenged the "male machine".
Part of the City of London's Women: Work & Power season, examining the struggle for gender equality through the ages while celebrating a number of significant anniversaries in 2018. These include the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, the 70th birthday of the NHS and the 3rd anniversary of the first female bishop.
Promoted by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
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Milton Court Concert Hall
Milton Court Concert Hall is located within the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is approximately a 5 minute walk from the Barbican entrance on Silk Street.
Silk St, London
Nearby public transport
We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, Old Street, St Paul’s and Moorgate. The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon. Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street
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Accessible parking for Milton Court is available at Barbican Car Park 3