Happy Birthday, Louise Farrenc!

Happy Birthday, Louise Farrenc!

We love Louise Farrenc and all her wonderful music!  In honor of her birthday today, May 31, we are featuring a Youtube  video introduction about Farrenc, recorded by Dr. Liane Curtis in 2021 and lightly edited for this re-release.  This TIMELINE  is referred to in...
Live Protest against the NYPhil tomorrow May 20

Live Protest against the NYPhil tomorrow May 20

Just a quick update that Katherine Needleman and Lara St. John are organizing a protest tomorrow at the NY Philharmonic about the orchestra’s treatment of hornist Cara Kizer. The peaceful protest will take place at Lincoln Center, David Geffen Hall, at Noon. The...
Culture of Intimidation in the New York Philharmonic

Culture of Intimidation in the New York Philharmonic

A culture of sexual harassment continues to thrive in the world of classical music, as has often been documented, for instance here in 2018.  A new article in Vulture, the culture section of New York Magazine, details a case that began in 2010, when the New York...