Women Composers

The field of possibilities

The piano was the instrument par excellence of the Parisian music salon, and also the instrument of choice for every young lady’s musical education. Thus, while serving as a symbol of “submission”, it also provided an opportunity for emancipation: she could pursue a career as a virtuoso soloist, achieve social advancement, or simply use it as a means of self-expression. This programme was first presented in March 2022 at the Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice. It was recorded on that occasion and is to be included in a box set devoted to women composers (Bru Zane Label, 2023).


Wed 21 September 2022
Cloître des Jacobins, Toulouse


Marie Vermeulin piano


Solo piano pieces by MOREL, SOHY and BONIS
Part of the Piano aux Jacobins Festival
In collaboration with the Palazzetto Bru Zane
Bru Zane Mediabase
Digital resources for French Romantic music
The website hosts articles on people, works and topics authored by musicologists and historians collaborating with Palazzetto Bru Zane.