Monday Link Round Up: June 1, 2020

Monday Link Round Up: June 1, 2020

It’s been an unbelievably difficult week for BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) and allies.  We at WPA stand with you in the fight for justice. Though not outwardly stated by NPR, I suspect there’s little coincidence that they featured Lara...
Chandler Symphony Orchestra

Chandler Symphony Orchestra

A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Sufferage and the 19th Amendment Vanja Nikolovski, Conductor Jessica Heidt: Fantasy for Orchestra Ethel Smyth: Overture to The Wreckers Karalyn Schubring: Piano Concerto No. 1, Karalyn Schubring, soloist Amy...
TBT — Celebrating The Women’s Philharmonic!

TBT — Celebrating The Women’s Philharmonic!

Happy New Year! We are starting a TBT  “Throwback Thursday” series to highlight some of the achievements of The Women’s Philharmonic, the great and influential ensemble (1980-2004). I was reading some work by music critic Joshua Kosman, and I came...
Monday Link Round Up: September 30, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: September 30, 2019

News and music to start your week! The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced that they have discovered letters from Clara Schumann in their archives!  This is just after Clara’s 200th birthday celebration in which many world-famous ensembles spoke about her...
Monday Link Round Up: September 9, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: September 9, 2019

News and music to start your week! The topic of women’s bodies – and body shaming – is not new to the world of classical music, and opera in particular. In recent news, soprano Kathryn Lewek received more words on her body in a review than about her...