Monday Link Round Up: February 18, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: February 18, 2019

News and Music to start your week! We are saddened to report the loss of Dr. Nancy B. Reich – renowned musicologist and advocate for women’s work in music.  Her daughter Susanne Reich suggested in her late mother’s obituary the opportunity for people to donate to Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy in Nancy Reich’s memory.  You may donate to our organization, which also advocates for women in music, here. Congratulations to 2019 Grammy Award winners Laurie Anderson (Best Chamber Music Performance), and JoAnn Falletta (Best Classical Compendium).  Congratulations also go to Du Yun and Missy Mazzoli who were both nominated for Best…

Monday Link Round Up: December 10, 2018

Monday Link Round Up: December 10, 2018

News and music to start your week! Congratulations to Du Yun and Missy Mazzoli for their Grammy nominations in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category!  The Los Angeles Times has the full list of classical nominees, which also includes Laurie Anderson’s “Landfall” for Best Chamber Music. Read Joseph Horowitz’s article in the Weekly Standard about the ways in which orchestras can be humanities institutions in their communities – and how the organization Music Unwound is helping to partner orchestras and universities to create important programs and start conversations that highlight the diversity and range of representation in art music. Formed…

Monday Link Round Up: February 12, 2018

News to start your week! It’s been amazing to see so many headlines discussing the life and music of Florence Price!  Last week we shared the article by Alex Ross published in The New Yorker about the new recording of the recently discovered Violin Concerto.  This week the The New York Times also covered the story, and NPR provided a review of the album.  Have a listen to the work below! Don’t miss this great article by musicologist Douglas Shandle on the systemic problems in orchestral programming.  Be sure to also follow him on Twitter. Susan McClary, the “mother of New Musicology”, was interviewed…

Monday Link Round Up: January 30, 2017

News to start your week: BBC Radio 3 has commissioned a new work from composer Kate Whitley.  The project, which is set to be premiered on International Women’s Day, will set the text of Malala Yousafzai’s 2013 UN speech to music.  Learn more about this work, and other programming on International Women’s Day, at The Guardian. There is a new album of works for piano by French composer, and first female teacher at the Paris Conservatoire, Hélène de Montgeroult.  Performed by Edna Stern, the album includes her Ninth Sonata as well as twelve etudes.  The Guardian has a review – and have a…