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Open Letter to Classic FM

Hi Classic FM.  I just saw your post on 10 quotes from female composers that prove the struggle is real....
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News – official commitment to playing more BAME composers on the show

Super excited to officially announce my new commitment to include more music by black and minority ethnic composers in the...
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Guest Blog on Cross Eyed Pianist

Think you know the 1st Viennese School? Think again with this guest blog Elizabeth de Brito, producer of The Daffodil...
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Schedule change

The Daffodil Perspective is moving from Sunday mornings to Friday evenings. The next show is available from Friday 9th August...
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Gatekeeping in the classical music industry

Post any article championing women or calling for diversity in classical music on one of the various classical music groups...
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Is 2020 really just the year of Beethoven? 5 other important birthdays to celebrate this year

While the majority of the classical music world is losing their s**t over Beethoven's upcoming 250th birthday, let's remember there...
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2019 releases of women composers

Looking for new releases of women composers? Check out this spreadsheet listing every 2019 recording featuring exclusively women composers. All...
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Guest Blog on Florence Price Fest

Daffodil Perspective producer Elizabeth de Brito contributed a guest blog for International Florence Price Fest on 10 reasons why Florence...
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New Monthly Residency!

Excited to announce that The Daffodil Perspective is collaborating with Divine Art Recordings to bring you another monthly residency. Every...
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Classic FM Hall of Fame 2019 – Where are all the women?

The Classic FM Hall of Fame is the biggest poll of classical music tastes in the UK but is it...
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Fun With Florence

One year ago today I heard the music of Florence Price for the first time and my world changed forever....
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A-Z of classical composers – gender equal edition

A few days ago John Suchet at the BBC tweeted about composers whose names begin with B. The names he...
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Gender equality is for life, not just International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is upon us again and like every year there are tons of events, concerts and festivals going...
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What is ‘greatness’ in classical music?

Everyone's got this image of all the 'great' composers. They're all dead white men. British journalist Fiona Maddocks said in...
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News for my 100 day anniversary!!!

Today is 100 days since the 1st broadcast of The Daffodil Perspective, and to celebrate I'm taking it to the...
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Guest Blog for Illuminate Women’s Music

The Daffodil Perspective producer Elizabeth de Brito contributed a guest blog on Dame Elizabeth Maconchy for Illuminate Women's Music. Read...
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What’s the point? A brief look at one of the problems faced to get women composers noticed.

Say you're a world famous violinist. There's a great violin piece you've heard by a historical woman composer. You think...
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10 awesome female film composers you need to know

There's been a lot of talk about the nominated composers for the Golden Globe awards this year. None of them...
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Venus Unwrapped – the start of a brave new world for women or a quickly forgotten publicity stunt?

Kings Place is starting the series Venus Unwrapped this Thursday, a year long series celebrating women composers throughout history and...
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10 of the best new releases in 2018 of women composers.

As usual at this time of year there's a lot of reflection going on about the year we've just had....
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