Monday Link Round Up: May 20, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: May 20, 2019

News and music to start your week! Daniel Temkin is writing a series for New Music Box about ethics in music – with the most recent article being who in the new music world gets heard and why, including issues of representation.  Read on here. Justin Davidson shares the history and music of French composer and pianist Cécile Chaminade, and how her music was remembered through Chaminade clubs. Learn more at New York Magazine’s Vulture page. Britain’s Royal Opera House came under fire this week when it was revealed that of the 19 conductors programmed for the coming season only…

Monday Link Round Up: May 13, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: May 13, 2019

News and music to start your week! After a brief hiatus, Listening to Ladies is back with a new episode!  Don’t miss Elizabeth Blair’s conversation with Kaley Lane Eaton.  Find more information, images, and links on the LtL website and listen in below! Alex Ross pointed his readers to an article about Canadian composer Linda Catlin Smith.  Read on, and listen in, at The Rest Is Noise. At New Music Box Alex Temple has an important article about composers, performers and consent. Sequenza 21 wrote about the (then) upcoming performance of works by Florence Price by the Urban Playground Chamber…

The Impact of The Women's Philharmonic: Pamela Wilson

The Impact of The Women's Philharmonic: Pamela Wilson

We received this beautiful testimonial from Pamela Wilson a while — OK, over a year — ago. What a fantastic statement of the unexpected and ongoing resonances of The Women’s Philharmonic! Thank you, Pamela! Pamela Wilson works in advancement at Connecticut College and is the founder and director of the New London Drone Orchestra. The group performed in the 24 Hour Drone in Hudson, New York, April 28-29, 2018. Pamela also takes percussion lessons and plays in the College’s New Music Ensemble. As DJ Kitty Empire, she hosts a freeform music show on Sunday nights on WCNI-FM, where she also…

Monday Link Round Up: May 6, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: May 6, 2019

News to start your week! On entertainment site Vulture, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Justin Davidson discusses the work of Lili Boulanger (pictured), and why it is so deserving of the performances it is finally beginning to receive. Jennifer Dautermann at NewMusicBox has a great article titled Listening To and Learning From Each Other – a great read about how music and the arts can be used to bridge divides and find commonality. Learn more about Mary Hallock Greenewalt – musician, inventor, and businesswoman – at  In the Muse on the Library of Congress blog.  Greenewalt was an amazing woman who invented…