The Composer Chronicles is starting off strong in 2021! With music being featured as often as possible and with a ton of wonderful guests, 2021 is sure to be a wonderful year for the podcast.
How far are you willing to go to get you want? Dame Ethel Smyth was determined to get her opera The Wreckers produced the way that she wanted. Although the opera was written in French, she had no luck with being able to premiere the opera on French stages, relying on her contacts in Leipzig to get the opera produce in a German translation, but future productions of the opera would only get more and more difficult to produce.