This page summarises all of the events and activities that Creativeworks London has produced or was involved in. Included are also events and activities that were organised by our collaborators and/or partners.

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Celebrating women composers: a taster
July 16, 2016 11:00 am
July 16, 2016 2:00 pm
May 18, 2016
Morley College
61 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7HT, United Kingdom

Kate Ryder (CWL Creative Entrepreneur in Residence awardee) teaches this lively introduction to the music of three key Women composers – Hildegard of Bingen (1098 – 1179) Clara Schumann (1819 -1896) and Judith Weir (b.1954 -) the first woman to be appointed “Master of the Queen’s Music” in 400 years! This course considers the relationship between gender, society and creativity, and looks at the factors affecting women composers across the centuries.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Have an in depth biographical knowledge of these three major composers and their works
  • Understand their personal and creative development through the prism of gender and society
  • Understand how this directly influenced their compositions
  • Recognise key works from their output

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Queen Mary - University of London
Arts & Humanities Research Council
European Union
London Fusion

Creativeworks London is one of four Knowledge Exchange Hubs for the Creative Economy funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to develop strategic partnerships with creative businesses and cultural organisations, to strengthen and diversify their collaborative research activities and increase the number of arts and humanities researchers actively engaged in research-based knowledge exchange.