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International Women's Day

Sarah Walker presents a live BBC Introducing concert from the BBC's Maida Vale studios featuring music by women composers past and present.

Sarah Walker presents a live BBC Introducing concert from the BBC's Maida Vale studios featuring music by women composers past and present.

In January BBC Radio 3 invited submissions via BBC Introducing for music by women composers. We had hundreds of responses - and we've invited a few of the composers and performers who submitted tracks to give today's live International Women's Day lunchtime concert.

Full programme (TBC):

Dani Howard: Two and a half minutes to midnight
Tabea Debus (recorder)

Leokadya Kashperova: Cello Sonata (first movement)
Yoanna Prodanova (cello)
Somi Kim (piano)

Fumiko Miyachi: Air
Tabea Debus (recorder)

Karen Tanaka: Wind Energy (from Our Planet Earth)
Natalie Bleicher: Deine schönen Hände (variation on Stölzel's "Bist du bei mir")
Issie Barratt: Before Time
Natalie Bleicher (piano)

Hildegard of Bingen (arr Sarah Tenant-Flowers): O virtus sapientiae
Libby Larsen: Jack's Valentine
Papagena

Electra Perivolaris: Delicate granite rock, crumbling apart in my hands
Francisco Sanchez Diaz (soprano saxophone)
Adam Hall (cello)
Monika Palsauskaite (piano)

Lili Boulanger: D'un matin de printemps
Bukolika Piano Trio:

Grazyna Bacewicz Piano Sonata No 2 (finale)
Anna Szalucka (piano).

58 minutes

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