The Daffodil Perspective 5th February 2019


This week I’ve got late 19th century Swedish composer and violinist Amanda Maier, playing some of her music along with music from friends Grieg, Brahms and Hagg. Also on the show music Polish modernism from Grazyna Bacewic and Lutoslawski.

Illuminate Monthly Residency

1st Tuesday of the month so I’m looking at Illuminate Women’s Music, got a live recording from last year and also finding out all the exciting things they’ve got planned for 2019. Check out their website here.


Contemporary Corner with Juliana Hall

This week I’m playing music from American art song composer Juliana Hall and her song cycle Letters to Edna.

Album Of The Week – La Donne E La Chitarra by Drama Musica

Latest release by Drama Musica, guitar music from three 19th century composers: Emilia Giulani, Athenais Paulian and Sidney Pratten. Performed by James Akers.



The Daffodil Perspective 20th November 2018

This show features an in-depth look at 19th Century English composer Alice Mary Smith, following her life and music alongside music by her contemporaries including Mussorgsky, Wagner and Bizet. Also on the show is Flemish Baroque composer Leonora Duarte and Constanjin Huygens

Album Of The Week

Guitar Ladies by guitarist Heike Matthieson. Featuring relaxing, dreamy music for guitar from 2 centuries of phenomenal women composers including Ida Presti, Sidney Pratten and new commissions from Maria Linnemann.


Available to listen and buy from CDBaby here.