Women’s Lives and Loves

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When:
November 3, 2017 @ 7:15 pm
2017-11-03T19:15:00+00:00
2017-11-03T19:45:00+00:00
Where:
Hinde Street Methodist Church
19 Thayer St
Marylebone, London W1U 2QJ
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
London Song Festival
Women’s Lives and Loves @ Hinde Street Methodist Church | England | United Kingdom

Gemma Summerfield – Soprano,
Nigel Foster – Piano
Gay Soper – Speaker

A performance of Frauenliebe und Leben, Schumann’s iconic cycle of a woman’s life and love, and other songs by women composers, with readings from the diaries and journals of famous and infamous lesbians throughout history, including Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, Radclyffe Hall, Anne Lister and others. Sung by soprano Gemma Summerfield, winner of the 2015 Kathleen Ferrier Award, “A show-stopper – pure vocal champagne” (Rupert Christiansen: The Daily Telegraph), with speaker Gay Soper, West End leads include Godspell, Sundaz in the Park, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime and Nigel Foster (piano)