Long Island Chamber - Sounds of History: Composers of the Women's Suffragist Movement
Selected date Saturday July 16
Selected time 6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

July 16th - Sounds of History: Composers of the Women’s Suffragist Movement

Musicians: Gergana Haralampieva, violin; Harriet Langley, violin; Halam Kim, viola; Yi Qun Xu, cello


Program Description:A string quartet concert inspired by Vanderbilt Museum’s exhibition, Alva Belmont: Socialite to Suffragist. This concert features four composers who were pioneers for women in classical music at the time of the Women’s Suffragist Movement. Repertoire includes works by Ethel Smyth, Cécile Chaminade, Amy Beach, and Florence Price.

Ethel Smyth, Allegro from the String Quartet in C Minor

Cécile Chaminade, 6 Romances sans paroles

Amy Beach, String Quartet, Op. 89

Florence Price, 5 Folk Songs in Counterpoint

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