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…

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…

Monday Link Round Up: April 29, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: April 29, 2019

News and music to start your week! WQXR often posts listicles of note – this week they shared again their list of 12 Romantic Composers Not Named ‘Liszt’ or ‘Brahms’.  Included are: Louise Farrenc, Clara Schumann, Augusta Holmès, Teresa Carreño, Cecile Chaminade, and Dora Pejačević. Last week we shared our findings in the 2019-2020 concert season data we collected.  In a stroke of coincidental timing, conductor Jordan Randall Smith wrote about the value in programming works by women composers, and how there is no excuse not to. We’re delighted to hear that pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason (pictured above) will be recording an album…