Héloïse Luzzati warns from the outset: "Under no circumstances will Mel Bonis or Lili Boulanger cancel my love for Brahms or Schubert. And contrary to what I sometimes hear, I do not pretend to rewrite the history of female music. But I assume to say that the latter was written in the masculine by men who have forgotten a whole part of the repertoire. That women were ousted from all musical encyclopedias, while many were esteemed and famous in their time. And that it is abnormal that in manuals for apprentice musicians, from the type De Bach to the present day, there is not a single piece written by a woman! »
In a week, the activist cellist will launch in the Val-d'Oise the fourth edition of the festival Un temps pour elles. An event she created with her association Elles Women Composers to "move the lines." For a month, a hundred artists will defend the music, often ...
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