Monday Link Roundup: April 3, 2017

News to start your week! Bang on a Can is preparing a marathon in honor of their 30th anniversary!  The ensemble, which boasts Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe as a co-founder, will host the concert on May 6 at the Brooklyn Museum.  Featured composers will include Julia Wolfe, Meredith Monk, Caroline Shaw, and many others!  Read more at Sequenza21.   Don’t miss the latest episode of Listening to Ladies!  Elizabeth Blair chats with composer and conductor Whitney George.  Follow the link, or listen below:   Frank Oteri at NewMusicBox shares a great conversation he had with composer and violist Martha…

An Artist Profile: Julia Wolfe

Allan Kozinn, of the New York Times, recently offered a brief artist profile of American composer Julia Wolfe. You can read the full piece here. As Kozinn conveys in his piece, Wolfe is an incredibly an incredibly active composer, involved not only with multiple ensembles who are commissioning works, but also in her own projects and ensembles, including being a founding member of Bang on a Can. She was also a 2010 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in music for her work, Steel Hammer. If you aren’t already with Wolfe’s music, which is generally described as having a “post-minimalist” aesthetic,…