Dame Ethel Smyth: Connections, Culture, and Context Dublin City University 12–13 July 2024 CFP deadline EXTENDED: Monday 29 January 2024 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CALL FOR PROPOSALS Writing in her 1936 autobiography As Time Went On, Dame Ethel Smyth remarked that she had ‘never yet succeeded in becoming even a tiny wheel in the English music machine’. … Continue reading CFP: Ethel Smyth Symposium, Dublin City University, 12-13 July 2024
As the Proms will be featuring Smyth’s music on no fewer than FIVE concerts during the 2022 season, BBC Culture ran a detailed article on her life and music last week. Beverley D’Silva interviewed Leah Broad, Sophie Fuller, Melly Still, Stephen Langridge and Amy Zigler in advance of the July 24 Prom 13 semi-staged performance … Continue reading BBC Culture brings attention to Smyth’s work ahead of several Proms concerts
Check out the fascinating piece on Smyth titled “Dignity, Daring, and Disability: The Pioneering Queer Composer and Defiant Genius Ethel Smyth on Making Music While Going Deaf” by Maria Popova!
For more information on the history and manuscripts of The Wreckers, be sure to listen to BBC Radio 4’s episode of Tales from the Stave!
Feel free to browse our Music Manuscripts list! The list of music manuscripts and correspondence was compiled by Amy Zigler.
Here is a discussion by conductor James Blachly about his experience conducting the U.S. premiere of Dame Ethel Smyth’s “The Prison.” This article is from March 2018, but still an interesting read! You may access the article here.
Feel free to browse our Works list! The list of works and places to purchase or access the works was compiled by Amy Zigler.
Our Ethel Smyth biography is now available! Ethel Smyth scholar Amy Zigler, Ph.D. has given us a short and concise overview of Smyth’s music and life! Amy is almost exclusively responsible for the content of this website, and in her own words: It is the goal of this website to bring attention to Smyth’s body … Continue reading Check out our Ethel Smyth biography!