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Virginia Woolf: an illustrated talk with songs

Hosted by the LSE Library

Online public event, United Kingdom


Lucy Stevens

Classical singer and actor

Elizabeth Marcus


Connecting Virginia Woolf’s life and writing with songs written by her contemporaries Ethel Smyth, Liza Lehmann, Ina Boyle and Rebecca Clarke.

Classical singer and actor Lucy Stevens and pianist Elizabeth Marcus explore the lives, influences and boundaries of creative women in Edwardian and inter-war Britain. This talk, illustrated with songs selected from the play Virginia Woolf: Killing the Angel, explores the friendship, choices and synergy of their work.

Photograph used in promotion: Laura Doddington.

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