Monday Link Round Up: September 23, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: September 23, 2019

News and music to start your week! History was made at the Philadelphia Orchestra when they performed Umoja by Valerie Coleman –  the first classical work by a living African American woman that they have every performed.  Read more at The Philadelphia Inquirer. After last year’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Brett Kavanaugh, several composers responded to the allegations of sexual harassment through music. Kenji Bunch, artistic director of the Portand (OR)-based new music ensemble called “Fear No Music”, proposed the idea and was joined by Daniel Felsenfeld and Andrea Reinkemeyer.  The concert launched a season of works that will all…

Monday Link Round Up: April 30, 2018

News to start your week! A survey of 600 musicians in the UK reveals “a culture of sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in orchestras, bands and music education”.  The Guardian has the story. Listening to Ladies has a new podcast up – this time interviewing Andrea Reinkemeyer.  Go to the website for more information, and lots of links to music, and listen to the conversation below: NewMusicBox has a beautiful remembrance for composer Judith Sainte Croix who passed away in January.  Read it here. Dr. Jung-Min Lee shares insights on Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto at Musicology Now, the blog of…