On 8th June 2021, the Basel Sinfonietta performed a great programme of works by Grażyna Bacewicz, Ruth Gipps, Cécile Marti, Dorothy Howell and Florence B. Price in the Casino Bern in Switzerland.
Grace Newcombe and Andrew Burn interviewed Jessica Horsley for a new podcast focussing on women in classical music.
Rebecca Franks, Review in The Times (9.3.21) of the Live Broadcast for BBC Radio 3 to mark International Womens’ Day with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Jessica Horsley.
Jessica Horsley will be debuting with the BBC Concert Orchestra in March 2021 in London, Basel, Bern and Zurich as part of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2021.
Karla Hartl’s review of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018 is now available online.
On Monday 17th December at 6.15 pm, Stefan Brotbeck will be putting questions on life, creativity and freedom to conductor, barytonist/violist and researcher Jessica Horsley.
frauenkomponiert orchestral concert on Radio SRF2 Culture on 19th April 2018 at 8–10 pm.
The orchestral work for this year’s festival was written by Swiss composer Heidi Baader-Nobs with Mariana Doughty as viola soloist.
The interactive concert for school children in Münchenstein near Basel with actress Barbara Schneebeli was one of many great moments of the Festival frauenkomponiert 2018.
According to the critic Sigfried Schibli in his review of the orchestral concert in Bern, the piece has, “the most important quality for an overture: it makes you want to hear more!”.