Monday Link Round Up: July 23, 2018

News and music to start your week! Pianist and musicologist Samantha Ege writes at Sound Studies blog — Sounding Out! — about her recent performance at the Australian Gender Diversity in Making Music conference – where she (most probably) gave the Australian premiere of music by Florence Price.  This is a “must read” about the ways in which the best of intentions of a conference can be quickly derailed by an incident of conference planning that reinforces the inherent nature of privilege. In their continued collaboration with New Music Box, composer & IAWM President Carrie Leigh Page and composer Dana…

Sexism Persists at Vienna Philharmonic

That the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is a sexist and racist organization is old news. It has been a topic for bloggers and classical music enthusiasts, including some who believe that the blatantly racist and sexist policies are justified. The status of women in the VOP has even made national news on MSNBC and is documented on the VPO’s wikipedia page. In fact, Google suggests it as a search result: The VPO is currently in California to perform in the Bay Area for the first time in 20 years. In preparation for the performance the San Francisco Chronicle ran a story…