Monday Link Round Up: November 4, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: November 4, 2019

News and music to start your week! In sad, but perhaps not surprising news, The Guardian reports that according to the Musicians Union, half of its members have received harassment at work, and a significant percentage of those who chose to leave their careers in music do so because of the abuse and sexism. Soprano Julia Bullock is forging a new career for herself outside of the traditional expectations of an operatic singer.  Read about her new approach to music through curating, her experiences working outside of the standard repertoire, and what she plans next in a profile in The…

At Last ! Music by Florence Price performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra

At Last ! Music by Florence Price performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Music by Florence Price performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra — 70-plus years after she wrote them There is no doubt that Florence Price’s music is undergoing a resurgence.  The first performance of her music by the Boston Symphony Orchestra – which will perform three movements of her Symphony No. 3 in C minor, on Saturday March 23 — is part of this resurgence.  Also we can note the recent performance of her Symphony No. 1 in E minor by the Minnesota Orchestra, and the recordings and performances of the newly discovered Violin concertos, and the Symphony No. 4 have…