We journey back a hundred years to explore the life of Ethel Smyth: composer, suffragette and all-round legend. Also, there are pirates.
Each episode is also accompanied by a playlist in Apple Music – you can find those here: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/curator/classic-fm/1211395150
Ethel Smyth: Concerto for Violin – BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Odaline de la Martinez (Chandos)
Ethel Smyth: Mass in D – Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series/Philip Brunelle (EMI)
Ethel Smyth: The Wreckers – Scottish National Orchestra/Sir Alexander Gibson (Warner)
Ethel Smyth: March of the Women – Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series/Philip Brunelle (EMI)
Ethel Smyth: The Boatswain’s Mate, Overture – BBC National Orchestra of Wales/Rumon Gamba (Chandos)
Ethel Smyth: String Quartet in E minor – Mannheim String Quartet (CPO)