25 October 2017
Ep. 39: Dame Ethel Smyth
The third and final installment of OAD’s current run of opera’s badass women features Dame Ethel Smyth, who for over 100 years was the only female composer to have a work performed at the Met! Her badass-ness goes far beyond her compositions, and lead her into some interesting places like prison and the bedroom of a literary giant.