Some news to start your week!
It was announced earlier this year that the coming Cabrillo Festival will be Marin Alsop’s last. NewMusicBox has a great piece on how the festival has evolved during Alsop’s tenure – read more here.
The Meet the Composer podcast, done by Nadia Sirota and presented by WQXR has presented fascinating conversations with some of the greatest living composers – including Kaija Saariaho, Meredith Monk, and Caroline Shaw. The Guardian introduced readers to Sirota and explains why you should listen – if you don’t already.
Though we primarily discuss composers, conductors, and musicians, we can’t forget the monumental task of being a music administrator. It is notable that the Chicago Symphony elected Helen Zell as Board Chair – the first woman to hold the position. Read more about her, and the work she has already to support the orchestra, here.
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