Monday Link Round Up: September 30, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: September 30, 2019

News and music to start your week! The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced that they have discovered letters from Clara Schumann in their archives!  This is just after Clara’s 200th birthday celebration in which many world-famous ensembles spoke about her achievements, but no top-tier U.S. orchestra programmed any of her works.  Read more at the Philadelphia Orchestra website. Listen in on a new episode of Listening to Ladies – this time Elizabeth Blair is in conversation with Patricia Martinez (pictured above), an Argentinian/Spanish composer based in Buenos Aires. On our own blog, Feminist in the Concert Hall, we have Featured Guest…

Monday Link Roundup: July 29, 2019

Monday Link Roundup: July 29, 2019

News and music to start your week! Don’t miss composer Emily Doolittle’s wonderful piece about her experience with gender imbalance in concert programming.  It is wonderfully titled, Why Yes, I Do Want My Music Performed and is available on NewMusicBox. Chapman University posted a conversation with conductor Kalena Bovell (pictured above), a Chapman graduate.  She talks about representation, and why it matters.  Read on here. The Guardian Opinions section has an editorial by Chi-chi Nwanoku, founder of Chineke!, an ensemble dedicated to diversity and equality.  Ms. Nwanoku discusses the current season of the Proms, the gender and diversity imbalance across…

Monday Link Round Up: June 3, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: June 3, 2019

News and music to start your week! The exciting conference Women, Feminists, and Music: Transforming Tomorrow Today kicks off on Thursday, at Berklee College of Music in Boston.  The conference brings together the International Alliance for Women in Music (IAWM) and the academic meeting Feminist Theory and Music, as well as Berklee’s recently formed Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.  This promises to be a truly stellar convention, with lots of amazing concerts and mine-expanding and celebratory speakers.  The entire program book is here (PDF).  Our beloved Board Members Dr. Tammy Kernodle and Dr. Beth Denisch are featured speakers, and…

Monday Link Round Up: May 13, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: May 13, 2019

News and music to start your week! After a brief hiatus, Listening to Ladies is back with a new episode!  Don’t miss Elizabeth Blair’s conversation with Kaley Lane Eaton.  Find more information, images, and links on the LtL website and listen in below! Alex Ross pointed his readers to an article about Canadian composer Linda Catlin Smith.  Read on, and listen in, at The Rest Is Noise. At New Music Box Alex Temple has an important article about composers, performers and consent. Sequenza 21 wrote about the (then) upcoming performance of works by Florence Price by the Urban Playground Chamber…