Pretty Yende & Stephanie Wake-Edwards Headline Royal Opera House’s International Woman’s Day Celebration

By David Salazar

The Royal Opera House has announced a week-long celebration of International Woman’s Day 2021.

It all kicks off with the company’s “Insight” series which will include a panel discussion with major figures in the art world. Arifa Akbar, chief theatre critic of The Guardian, will lead the discussion with Frances Morris, Director and writer of Tate Modern; Paule Constable, lighting designer and Associate Director of the National Theatre; Indhu Rubasingha, Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre and trustee of the Royal Opera House; and superstar soprano Pretty Yende. The panel will be broadcast on the company’s YouTube channel.

Streaming Date: March 8, 2021

On the Royal Opera’s Instagram account, audiences will be able to see a conversation between American choreographer Pam Tanowitz and Royal Ballet First Soloist Beatriz Stix-Brunell.

Streaming Date: March 8, 2021

Finally, on March 11, there will be a recital of “I am Not Yours Mother Nature,” a piece composed by Anna Semple performed by mezzo-soprano Stephanie Wake-Edwards and pianist Caroline Dowdle.

Streaming Date: March 11, 2021