Creative Project Leader Harry Cooper introduces the Collection’s International Women’s Day activities.
"Through our installation we invited visitors to listen to five pieces, while sitting at our musical dining table."
"There are always times – in conversation as well as in improvisation – when the best response is silence..."
A playlist celebrating the diversity of sounds created by women in the Collection for International Women's Day 2016
Find out more about the British Music Collection and the women within it on Friday 11th March 4-6pm at Lerryn's Cafe, Peckham
If we can share and celebrate the achievements of past female composers we can build a foundation for new composers to walk onto where they are accepted as individuals and not just “women”.