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Virginia Woolf: an illustrated talk with songs

Hosted by the LSE Library

Online public event, United Kingdom

Speakers

Lucy Stevens

Classical singer and actor

Elizabeth Marcus

Pianist

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.

The British Library of Political and Economic Science (@LSELibrary) was founded in 1896, a year after the London School of Economics and Political Science. It has been based in the Lionel Robbins Building since 1978 and houses many world class collections, including The Women's Library.

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