Monday Link Round Up: January 8, 2018

News to start your week!

 

Listening to Ladies is beginning the new year with another episode – this time talking to Elizabeth Baker.  Learn more on the website, and listen below.

 

NPR’s All Things Considered host Robert Siegel retired last week after 30 years on the radio.  NPR has been celebrating his career for the past several weeks in anticipation of his departure – including compiling 10 interviews that demonstrated his love of classical music.  Included is an interview with conductor JoAnn Falletta.  Read and listen more here.

 

Alex Ross of The New Yorker has an inspiring story of members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and other professional musicians working with the homeless population to create music in skid row.  Read more here.

 

And trombonist and music advocate Doug Rosenthal has his list of Four Things I’d Love to Not Hear in 2018 – with #4 being “Anything that Degrades Women.”  We couldn’t agree more.