30 minutes | Jan 13th 2021

Ep. 33: Treasure in the Wreckage - Smyth and The Wreckers

How far are you willing to go to get you want? Dame Ethel Smyth was determined to get her opera The Wreckers produced the way that she wanted. Although the opera was written in French, she had no luck with being able to premiere the opera on French stages, relying on her contacts in Leipzig to get the opera produce in a German translation, but future productions of the opera would only get more and more difficult to produce. Become a member of The Composer Chronicles on Patreon to get ad-free versions of all the episodes, early access to those ad-free versions, access to the member-only podcast Unscripted, and other things podcast related! https://www.patreon.com/thecomposerchronicles Join me and an incredible, growing community living healthier lifestyles in a body positive space with Roy Belzer Fitness: https://roybelzerfitness.com/signup and use offer code chronpodcast at checkout! Alexandrian Media Teespring: https://teespring.com/stores/alexandrianmedia Theme music is by Daryl Banner: https://darylbanner.bandcamp.com/ Music used in this episode: Occurrence by Martin Gauffin Absent Clouds by Stefan Belrose Clouds Brush the Prairie by Trevor Kowalski Divinity by Christoffer Moe Ditlevsen Peut-être by Franz Gordon Liberate by Peter Sandberg Sources use for this episode: Streaks of Life by Ethel Smyth "Dame Ethel Smyth" by Sophie Fuller, American Symphony Orchestra - https://americansymphony.org/concert-notes/the-wreckers-1904/ The New Penguin Opera Guide by Amanda Holden --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thecomposerchronicles/message
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