International Women’s Day Concert

International Women’s Day Concert

The Faculty of Music’s annual concert to celebrate women composers and performers features works from across the ages. In the first half, new music orchestra Ensemble ISIS performs works by living female composers with an Oxford connection. In the second half, Director of Performance Elizabeth Kenny on theorbo and soprano Katherine Watson present songs by leading 17th-century composers Francesca Caccini and Barbara Strozzi.

Duration: 1 hour 30mins

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Ensemble ISIS, directed by John Traill

Simon Desbruslais, Trumpet

Elizabeth Kenny, Theorbo

Katherine Watson, Soprano


Cydonie Banting - Ithaca (2014)

Maya Saxena - Scenes at the Fairground (2019)

Deborah Pritchard - Skyspace for Trumpet and Strings (2012)

Barbara Strozzi - Ardo in tacito foco & L’Astratto

Francesca Caccini - Ch’Amor sia nudo, Dispieagte guancie amate &  Lasciatemi qui solo                  

Alessandro Piccinini - Toccata and Romanesca           

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