VIDEO PODCAST: Women Composers - Our special hour-long illustrated feature on women composers includes contributions from Diana Ambache, Gail Wein, Hilary Tann, Natalie Artemas-Polak and Victoria Bond.
VIDEO PODCAST: Slava Ukraini! - recorded on 24 February 2022, the day Europe woke up to the news that Vladimir Putin's Russian forces had invaded Ukraine. A fifty minute video which also features Caitríona O'Leary and Eric Fraad discussing their new film Island of Saints, and pays tribute to Joseph Horovitz, Malcolm Troup and Maria Nockin.
Benedikta Maria Rančigaj, known as Dika Rancigaj, was a Slovenian pianist and piano teacher, active in London UK during the second half of the twentieth century, after moving to London as a student. One of her brothers is the Slovenian composer and pianist Ljubo Rančigaj. English composer and arranger Dave Smith dedicated his piano piece Maxixe in F sharp minor to Dika Rancigaj.
On 8 March 1957, Dika Ranciga presented an evening of Slavonic music, introduced by J Lavrin, at the Pushkin Club in London.