What are the Somerville Connexions between Joanna Baillie, Ludwig van Beethoven and Sir Walter Scott? And why is EVT promoting a male composer?!!
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About Frances Lynch
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Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Frances Lynch contributed a whooping 49 entries.
Mary Anning Song Competition Winners were announced at our Lyme Regis Fossil Festival performance “Mary Anning and her Sisters in Science”, May 1st 2022. Judges included Judith Weir, Master of the Queen’s Music…….
We wish you all a wonderful 2022, and a heartfelt thanks to all our supporters during 2021 – you made all this possible:- PERFORMANCES, PODCASTS, WORKSHOPS, TALKS, SCIENCE and loads of music by Women Composers….
See the video of our British Sign Language interpreted celebration of the life of St Columba on the 1,500th Anniversary of his birth, through the sacred music of women composers…..
The BEATRIX POTTER FUNGI SONG COMPETITION WINNERS are announced!!
Find out what most delighted our Judges – Judith Weir and Professor Lynne Boddy, mycologist – and listen to the songs……..
Enter the BEATRIX POTTER FUNGI SONG COMPETITION
Open to all primary school age children. Judges – Judith Weir and Professor Lynne Boddy, mycologist. To enter…
August brings a feast of music by women from the UK spanning several centuries, and a look forward to the Autumn when you can attend a REAL LIVE performance and join in some of our online fun…..
This month, we are celebrating a famous pilot, a WW2 codebreaker, an C18th composer, a controversial bio-physicist and a mycologist turned children’s author….
June is bursting with music & electrifying stories – literally! – nurses and midwifes from the Caribbean; zoologists who were childhood friends in Aberdeen; WW2 spies; Marconi’s Secret Radio Engineer; doctors in WW1 & Covid Wars……
This April, Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebrations feature 2 geologists, one of whom should have been a concert pianist; a physicist and astute business woman; a C19th composer whose work was lauded by poet Robert Browning and two composers who also carved out careers as conductors……