Monday Link Round Up: August 20, 2018

Monday Link Round Up: August 20, 2018

News and music to start your week! The Philadelphia Orchestra is collaborating with American Composers Orchestra to offer a closed reading session for six up-and-coming women composers.  Though not open to the public, the ensemble will perform and critique each work with the composer and administration from other ensembles in an effort to have more widespread knowledge of the composers.  Learn more about this unique new venture at the Philadelphia Inquirer. As we approach the start of the new school year, the timely article at Musicology Now addresses issues of accessibility in the music history classroom.  Written by Kimberly Francis, Michael…

Monday Link Round Up: July 16, 2018

News and music to start your week! The 2018 BBC Proms are off and running (ICYMI here are the statistics of women’s representation we put together).  Anna Meredith had a piece presented at First Night at the Proms and spoke to Fiona Maddocks about her work.  Read more at The Guardian. In response to the #MeToo movement, professional music organizations in the UK are working to create a code of conduct to eradicate sexual harassment, bullying, and discrimination.  A joint initiative between the Musicians Union and Incorporated Society of Musicians, you can read more at The Stage. NBC Nightly News…

Monday Link Round Up: February 29, 2016

News to start your week! Continuing the conversation about women an opera that began last week with the announcement that Saariaho’s work will be heard next season (and is only the second work by a woman to ever be performed), Shawn Milnes of The Daily Beast asks “Can Opera Cure Its Sexism Problem?”  It’s a must read!   And beyond the topic of composers, Charlotte Higgins explores the way women characters are used – and abused – throughout traditional opera (a question that has been asked since the beginning of Feminist Musicology with Opera: or the Undoing of Women).     The Minnesota Star Tribune…

Monday Link Round Up: December 21, 2015

News to start your week! Sinfini Music shared the premiere of a new remix of work by Anna Meredith.  Listen to Tanya Auclair’s reinterpretation of Meredith’s work here.   TheaterJones, which covers North Texas Performing Arts News, followed up with the conductors who participated in the Dallas Opera Institute.  Read the conversation here.   And if you don’t receive our newsletter (which you can sign up for on our homepage), you can contribute to our list of holiday music by women composers below: Loading…   As always – let us know what we missed in a comment below!