Women Composers to Celebrate in 2018-2019

Classical music enthusiasts love to celebrate big years – and we certainly are no exception, as we celebrated Amy Beach’s 150th in 2017. In general we are in favor of any reason to have a party and spend some time immersed in great music. But it is only fair that orchestras spread their attention, and concert time, to more composers than “the usual suspects.” After all, there are plenty of birthdays to go around! This year there is nothing less than a deluge of ensembles across the country dedicating concerts to dear ol’ Lenny because of his 100th birthday (in August, 2018). It’s…