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Women of Perfect Ambience

Elizabeth Alker introduces music by an exciting new generation of composers and performers who are breaking free of the constraints of practice rooms and concert halls.

If girls really do rule the world then they especially rule the quiet, contemplative, strange and beautiful corners of it. Elizabeth introduces Unclassified music by an all female line-up of composers daring to plough their own unique furrow. Hear Hannah Peel's journey to space transformed into a slow dance by Hinako Omori, experience the weather-beaten west coast of Scotland through the organ music of Claire M Singer; Lara Sarkissian gives ideas of memory and recognition a different beat and the sound worlds of Bruckner and Bjork collide in the music of Lucy Claire. All that plus an exclusive sneak preview of Julia Kent's forthcoming album and brand new music from Sophia Jani and Anna Meredith.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 22 Apr 2018 23:30

Music Played

  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

    To Feel Your Best

    Performer: Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith.
  • Sophia Jani

    Those Who Stay

    Performer: Sophia Jani.
  • Mira Calix

    Metamorphosis I

    Performer: Mira Calix. Performer: Oliver Coates. Performer: Daniel Pioro.
  • Chrysanthemum Bear

    Land of the Skywalkers

    Performer: Chrysanthemum Bear.
  • Hannah Peel

    Sunrise Through The Dusty Nebula

    Performer: Hannah Peel. Music Arranger: Hinako Omori.
  • Kate Carr

    Rising waters (alone in the dark)

    Performer: Kate Carr.
  • Mara Carlyle

    Saw Song

    Performer: Mara Carlyle.
  • Julia Kent

    Conditional Futures

    Performer: Julia Kent.
  • Lucy Claire

    It Is Winter Here

    Performer: Marie Schreer. Performer: John Garner. Performer: Francis Gallagher. Performer: Naomi McLean. Performer: Gwen Reed. Performer: Lucy Claire. Performer: Pete Lambrou. Performer: Chris Beagles.
  • Lara Sarkissian & Jemma Woolmore


  • Claire M Singer


    Performer: Claire M Singer.
  • Colleen

    Another world

    Performer: Colleen.
  • Anna Meredith

    Mix the City - Chennai

    Performer: Anna Meredith.


What is unclassified music?

What is unclassified music?

Elizabeth Alker introduces five of her favourite 'unclassifiable' pieces of music.