News to start your week!
Don’t miss the latest podcast from Listening to Ladies! Host Elizabeth Blair has a conversation with composer Aftab Darvishi. And don’t forget to subscribe, support, and spread the word about this fantastic project!
This past week the New York Philharmonic premiered the second commissioned work from Julia Adolphe. Sequenza21 used the opportunity to chat with the composer about the new work – and other projects, including a new opera. Read on here.
The latest installment of Anne Lanzilotti’s series on Building Curriculum Diversity (in terms of acknowledging the work/music of women and people of color) focuses on Technique, History, and Performance – and a conversations with several contemporary performers. Read on at NewMusicBox here. And in case you missed any of the past installments of this important series, catch up at the archive.
NPR Music compiled a list of 150 greatest popular albums by women in an effort to “Turn the Tables” and reframe popular music in terms of the work of women. Read the full list here. Though certainly centered on popular music (Beyonce, Joni Mitchell, and the Spice Girls are all featured) – they also include the groundbreaking albums by Meredith Monk (Dolmen Music), Pauline Oliveros (Deep Listening), and Laurie Anderson (Big Science).
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