MARCH OF THE WOMEN* – the EuroPride Concert
am 09.06.2019 19 30
Ethel Smyth and her queer contemporaries
Official Concert of EuroPride Vienna 2019
The British composer Ethel Smyth (1858 – 1944) had a close relationship with Vienna and her works were regularly performed here. Smyth, who mainly had relationships with women, fought as a feminist for the women suffrage.
Performances by students, faculty and alumni of the mdw - University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna
Idea and artistic direction: Attilia Kiyoko Cernitori (hmdw – Students’ Union at mdw)
Input: Angelika Silberbauer (Institute for Musicology and Performance Studies, mdw)
Presenter: Andreas Brunner (QWIEN - Centre for Queer History)
Zeit & Ort der Veranstaltung
09.06. von 19:30 bis 21:30
Hauptgebäude, Bauteil A/Joseph Haydn-Saal
zum Lageplan in MDWonline
In addition to Smyth's compositions, works by Pëtr Il'ič Čajkovskij, whom she met personally, and her friends Elisabeth von Herzogenberg and Mathilde Kralik will also be heard. Compositions by her queer contemporaries Vilma Webenau and Reynaldo Hahn complete the programme.