News and music to start your week!

Belated Happy Mother’s Day greetings!  Continue the celebration with Classical FM’s recommendations for music to honor mothers – including works by Amy Beach, Rebecca Dale (pictured above), Roxanna Panufnik, and Rachel Bruerville.

In the ultimate age of at-home listening, Opera News shared 10 Essential Works By Women Composers that should be added to playlists.  Spanning works from Hildegard to Du Yun, embedded YouTube videos will let you listen without having to go searching.

The Dallas Symphony has announced that after a successful inaugural event, a second Women in Classical Music Symposium, scheduled for November.  Read more at the Dallas News.

Van Magazine contemplates what live music will look like in the coming weeks, months, and even years.  The answer, it seems, lies in the hands and experience of small venue promoters.

A Call for papers for a Workshop: Women in Nineteenth-Century Czech Musical Culture, has a deadline for proposals, May 31.  The workshop is planned for Oct. 23, in Prague.

This week we share Aging Magician, a music-theatre work co-created by composer Paola Prestini, writer/performer Rinde Eckert, and director/designer Julian Crouch.

Beth Morrison Presents — another exciting “opera of the week,” Paola Prestini’s “Aging Magician” 

a composite of sonic and visual elements that paints an allegory on time, youth, and the peculiar magic of ordinary life, and, perhaps, the ordinary magic of a peculiar life. Accompanied by a string quartet and a choir of young people…”

Available through noon EDTime, Thurs. May 14.

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