Women Box is a triple bill of music theatre and opera co-produced by Size Zero Opera and the Ligeti Quartet celebrating the work of female composers through works celebrating the inclusion of Women’s Boxing in the Commonwealth Games, and the rise of the female conductor!
Women Box includes:
Songs for the M8 by Anna Meredith
Training is the Opposite by Jennifer Walshe
Women Conduct by Laura Bowler; libretto by Sam Redway Wells
Size Zero Opera have commissioned Laura J Bowler and Jennifer Walshe to create two new operas for string quartet and mezzo soprano. Through collaborating with the ex Female World Champion Boxer, Cathy ‘The Bitch’ Brown and with emerging female conductors, these works celebrate the varying roles of women in modern society.
Supported by Arts Council, Hinrichensen Foundation, RVW Trust and Sound and Music’s Composer-Curator programme.
Recommended for ages 16+
Running time is approximately 1hr straight through with no interval.