On 4th December 2016 the Fondation Beyeler (Riehen/Basel) will be celebrating Wassily Kandinsky’s 150th birthday with a day of special events and activities in and around the exhibition “Kandinsky, Marc & the Blue Rider”.
Following on from its groundbreaking events of 2015 and 2016, the ideal and real planning of the third edition of frauenkomponiert in March 2018 is underway.
After a series of requests from women wanting to develop their conducting skills, Jessica Horsley has set up a conducting class in Basel.
Jessica Horsley has been asked to take on the musical conception and direction of the Blue Rider exhibition at the Fondation Beyeler.
Now online! The new issue of the Kapralova Society Journal, vol. 14, issue 1 (Spring 2016) includes an interview with Jessica Horsley on conducting and Kaprálová.
The event on International Women’s Day 2016 in the Martinskirche Basel with conductor Jessica Horsley and her orchestra, L’anima giusta, was so much more than just a concert.
Jessica Horsley’s text in the March issue of “frauen forum” explores the all-important subject of tempo in conducting. The subject is a complex one, with diverse and variable parameters, which is precisely what makes it so interesting…
A wonderful programme, with excellent orchestral works by women composers from three centuries, played by professional musicians from Basel and the surrounding area on International Women’s Day in the Martinskirche Basel. Who could resist?
Having played some of Carl Friedrich Abel’s works for solo bass viol in my student days and moved on to other territories, it’s been a revelation to (re)discover many wonderful compositions, beautifully crafted for the instrument, by him.
After the resounding success of frauenkomponiert 2015, a sequel is planned for 8 March 2016 with outstanding orchestral works by Emilie Mayer, Ethel Smyth, Junghae Lee, and Vítĕzslava Kaprálová.