Monday Link Round Up: August 22, 2016

News to start your week! The Fall 2016 edition of The Kapralova Society newsletter is now available to download!  Articles include a conversation with conductor Odaline de la Martinez and an analysis and comparison of the work of Felix and Fanny Mendelssohn.  Get this issue, and back issues, on The Kapralova Society website.   Bitch Magazine, which offers a feminist response to pop culture, has an interview with composer Courtney Bryan. The conversation was inspired by Bryan’s commissioned work for The Dream Unfinished in support of #BlackLivesMatter.  Read more here.   Jazz pianist and composer Connie Crothers has died.  The New…

Monday Link Round Up: March 21, 2016

News to start your week!   The Women Composers Festival of Hartford, which took place March 10-13, included a keynote address by WPA President Liane Curtis.  Conductor Dr. Amelia Nagoski offered her reflection on Liane’s message on her blog, Thoughtful Gestures.   Be also to read the Spring 2016 issue of the Kapralova Society Journal.  (And visit the Kapralova Society homepage to learn more about what they are doing to educate and advocate on behalf of their namesake, Vítězslava Kaprálová, as well as all women composers.)   It was just announced that Susanna Mälkki and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra have signed a recording…