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March 12, 1903

“I feel I must fight for [my music], because I want women to turn their minds to big and difficult jobs; not just to go on hugging the shore, afraid to put out to sea.”    Ethel Smyth

“Der Wald” a one-act opera written by English Composter Dame Ethel Smyth was performed at the Metropolitan Opera. To date is the only opera written by a woman to be performed at the Metropolitan Opera.

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