Feminist in the Concert Hall

Big events this weekend!

Big events this weekend!

We wanted to highlight a few of the many exciting events that are taking place this weekend! Pamela Madsen's massive ORATORIO FOR THE EARTH is being premiered in the resonant Meng Concert Hall at Cal State Fullerton, 3 pm (Pacific time), today Sat. May 14th.  Tenor AJ...

A Canadian opera performed and problematized in new film

A Canadian opera performed and problematized in new film

A new film, The Lake / nx̌aʔx̌aʔitkʷ , is being screened in Vancouver, BC on May 5 and 12, as part of the DOXA Film Festival. The film may also be viewed online, but only in Canada! (Those who view online have 11 days to start watching once the material is available)....

Monday Link Round-Up: May 2, 2022

Monday Link Round-Up: May 2, 2022

The rediscovery and exploration of important music by Margaret Bonds is continuing! Wed. May 4, 10:30 AM EDT:  Online presentation and discussion: “Margaret Bonds and Black Radicalism” with Dr. Malcolm J. Merriweather, Dr. Rollo A. Dilworth and Dr. Tammy L. Kernodle. ...

Monday Link Roundup: April 18, 2022

Monday Link Roundup: April 18, 2022

A bit of news to start your week! Bethan Langford as Maria Theresia von Paradis in The Paradis Files. Photograph: Patrick Baldwin We are intrigued by the new opera that explores the life of the blind composer and pianist, Maria Theresia von Paradis (1759-1824).  “The...

Monday Link Roundup: April 11, 2022

Monday Link Roundup: April 11, 2022

Exciting News to start your week!!:   Opera American has announced the 2022 winners of their Discovery grants. Eight women composers will receive grants to support the development of new opera and music-theater works: Layale Chaker, Ashi Day, Susan Kander, Anne...

Michiru Oshima: Eastern Musical Icon

Michiru Oshima: Eastern Musical Icon

We are very excited to conclude Women's History Month with a post by Featured Guest Blogger Elizabeth de Brito.  Ms. de Brito is the Founder and Creator of The Daffodil Perspective, a classical music podcast where very show is gender balanced and racially equitable,...