News to start your week!
Eleanor Sokoloff, piano teacher at the Curtis Institute, is celebrating her 102nd birthday. She has taught at the institution since 1936. The Philadelphia Inquirer has a profile.
There’s a new festival celebrating the work of women in electronic music. Some of the pioneers being honored include Daphne Oram, Laurie Spiegel, and Pauline Oliveros. Read more at The Guardian.
Much has already been discussed about the upcoming historic performance of Kaija Saariaho’s opera at the MET in the 2016-2017 season. Ronnie Seter has more to add to the discussion with a new piece at Musicology Now, the AMS blog, about her conversations with Saariaho. The full piece is here.
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