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Donald Macleod speaks to composer Charlotte Bray about the influence of the English landscape upon her work.

Continuing BBC Radio 3's celebration of female composers for International Women's Day, Donald Macleod speaks to five members of a new generation of British composers about their work - as they discuss the issue of women in music from a contemporary perspective. Featuring music by Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Dobrinka Tabakova, Hannah Kendall, Anna Clyne and Charlotte Bray. Join the conversation online by tweeting @bbcradio3 with the hashtag #womensday.

Donald's final guest this week is Charlotte Bray (1982-), who began composing only in her early 20s, yet who has been acclaimed as among the outstanding talents of her generation. She talks to Donald about the influence of the English landscape upon her work - from the perspective of an expat in Berlin.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 13 Mar 2015 18:30

Music Played

  • Charlotte Bray

    Passing Shadows For Guitar

    Performer: Antonis Hatzinjikolaou.
    • Music of Memory.
    • NMC.
    • 6.
  • Charlotte Bray

    At The Speed Of Stillness For Orchestra

    Orchestra: Aldeburgh World Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • NMC: D202.
    • NMC.
    • 2.
  • Charlotte Bray

    Yellow Leaves For Soprano And Piano - Still Standing

    Performer: Andrew Matthews-Owen. Singer: Claire Booth.
    • NMC: D202.
    • NMC.
    • 7.
  • Charlotte Bray

    Yellow Leaves For Soprano And Piano - While The Bell Tolls

    Performer: Andrew Matthews-Owen. Singer: Claire Booth.
    • NMC: D202.
    • NMC.
    • 7.
  • Charlotte Bray

    Yellow Leaves For Soprano And Piano - Old Tales

    Performer: Andrew Matthews-Owen. Singer: Claire Booth.
    • NMC: D202.
    • NMC.
    • 7.
  • Charlotte Bray

    Oneiroi For Piano

    Performer: Huw Watkins.
    • At The Speed of Stillness.
    • NMC.
    • 5.
  • Charlotte Bray

    The Sun Was Chasing Venus For String Quintet

    Ensemble: Dover Quartet.

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