Composer Shirley Thompson (Toronto, Canada)
November 17, 2018 10:07 am
We spoke with Shirley Thompson who is an English composer, conductor, and violinist of Jamaican descent.
With her New Nation Rising, A 21st Century Symphony, composed in 2002 and debuted in 2004,
Thompson became the first woman in Europe to have composed and conducted a symphony
within the past 40 years.
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