Drama, history, touching stories and, above all, beautiful music will fill the two-woman show Composers in Skirts. The show will take place at [Venue Name] on [Day and Date] at [Time]. The performance is a production of [Promoter or Producer, optional].
In this two-woman show the audience meets and hears the music of six wonderful “Composers in Skirts” stretching from the 18th century to the 20th century. Both pianist and actress portray each of the composers from a first person perspective. Through Patricia Blem they experience an intimate glimpse of the rich landscape of each composer’s life. As a manuscript of music is handed to Smith that life is transformed into music that is heard in concert form. Composers that the performance explores are Marianne von Martinez, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Clara Schumann, Amy Beach, Cecíle Chaminade and Ruth Crawford Seeger.
Concert pianist Linda Smith’s passion for uncovering
and highlighting female composers of the past led her to develop this
show. She commissioned
Ms. Smith has performed standard solo and chamber music to audiences nationally for over 20 years. She is known for her colorful musical interpretation, sincere warmth, and solid technique.
Ms. Blem began her career in 1974 after graduating
with a BFA in Theatre at
Skirts has appeared extensively in
the northwest. Most recently it has been
shown at universities such as
The show starts at [Venue Name] on [Day and Date] at
To Schedule Interviews and for Information and Bookings: Not Only…Productions, Linda Smith, 503-430-1226