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PREVIEW: Women take centre stage at Brighton Early Music Festival

James Ledward February 26, 2015

The programme for Brighton Early Music Festival 2015 will be one of the country’s largest celebrations of WOMEN – as composers, performers, inspirational characters, muses and symbols – including the largest UK celebration of women composers of the past. Festival highlights include a new production of the earliest opera by a woman composer – Francesca Caccini’s La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’Alcina (1625), directed by Susannah Waters, with soloists including Anna Devin, Denis Lakey and Nick Pritchard.

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