Monday Link Round Up: April 1, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: April 1, 2019

News and music to start your week! Smithsonian Magazine has a great article about Hawai’i’s last ruler and composer Queen Lili’uokalani. Last year a new orchestra formed in the UK specifically for musicians with disabilities.  Classical FM has a story on how the first year has gone and how they are looking forward to the future. And The Guardian’s Fiona Maddocks has a conversation with conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla who talks about the challenges that orchestras in the UK are facing. Be sure to let us know what we missed!  [email protected]

Monday Link Round Up: May 14, 2018

News and music to start your week! In honor of Mother’s Day, WQXR has a series of conversations with women composers about motherhood.  Hear from Sarah Kirkland Snider, Valerie Coleman, and Marilyn Shrude here. Classical FM has a brief history of women gaining entry to professional orchestras.  Read on here. Congratulations to conductor Karina Canellakis who, at just 36 years old, was just named the next chief conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.  Read more at The New York Times. The New York Times also has a great piece about OrchKids – the free after-school program begun by Marin Alsop and…