Feminist in the Concert Hall

Monday Link Round Up: October 26, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: October 26, 2020

News and music to start your week! The New York Times profiles Gabriela Lena Frank (pictured), composer and educator who works to encourage inclusion and representation in the field of classical music.  She hosts an academy on her farm in California, that works with...

Monday Link Round Up: October 19, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: October 19, 2020

News and music to start your week! ICareIfYouLIsten poses five questions to Nia Imani, pictured above, soprano and founder of ComposeHer, “an initiative meant to advance and nurture women and girls in classical composition and musicianship.”  The blog at WQXR...

Monday Link Round Up: October 12, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: October 12, 2020

News and music to start your week! Congratulations go to Cécile McLorin Salvant, pictured above, the only musician named in the 2020 MacArthur Fellowships ("genius grants").  Salvant is a composer, pianist, and vocalist.  Learn more about her work at NewMusicBox. Read...

Monday Link Round Up: October 5, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: October 5, 2020

News and music to start the week! There is a new organization, La Maestra, based in Paris and set out to encourage and promote more women conductors.  Their first competition, held in September, drew more than 200 applicants, and 12 chosen contestants (including...

Monday Link Round Up: September 28, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: September 28, 2020

News and music to start your week! I Care If You Listen featured two women composers last week. First, Pulitzer Prize Winner Du Yun (pictured above) shared a list of listening suggestions - a great way to expand our weekly playlists.  They also spoke with composer and...

Monday Link Round Up: September 21, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: September 21, 2020

News and music to start your week! We are mourning the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg - one of the greatest legal minds and champions for equality in American history.  Let us remember her life and work, and recommit to carry on in the fight for equality and democracy in...