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