MSt tutor Anna Beer in the Guardian on “The sound of silence: classical music’s forgotten women”

The first ‘opera’ written by a woman … Caccini’s La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’Alcina in Brighton, 2015. Photograph: Robert Piwko/BREMF , published in The Guardian, 2 April 2016.

MSt tutor Anna Beer’s article on “Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann are familiar names, but what of Fanny and Clara? Anna Beer on why we should be listening to Caccini and Strozzi as well as Mozart and Beethoven” appeared in The Guardian.

Read the article online: “The sound of silence: classical music’s forgotten women

MSt tutor Jane Draycott’s poetry masterclass at Stratford Literary Festival, 29th April 2016

MSt tutor Jane Draycott will be conducting a poetry masterclass at the Stratford Literary Festival.

From the festival website: “A poetry-writing workshop to spark new ideas for beginners and aspiring new poets led by award-winning poet Jane Draycott…

Date/time:
Fri 29th April 2016
10.00am – 3.00pm
Venue:
Stratford Artshouse
Price:
£80 inc refreshments