Monday Link Round Up: October 2, 2017

News to start your week! It was great to see an article in the Huffington Post about Orchestra Moderne – a new ensemble based in NYC led by conductor Amy Andersson.  The ensemble is committed to performing a diverse range of works, especially focusing on works by women and people of color.  Their inaugural concert, on October 7, will include Overture to Light by Lolita Ritmanis. NJ.com looks at the coming season for the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, which is now being led by Xian Zhang.  It is her second year in the position, and it looks like more great, and acclaimed,…

Monday Link Round Up: July 24, 2017

News to start your week! BBC Radio 4’s “Behind the Scenes” looks at Lithuanian conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s work during her first year as Music Director of the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.  Listen online here.   Conductor Amy Andersson is organizing a new ensemble, Orchestra Moderne NYC.  The inaugural concert will happen in October at Carnegie Hall.  The first concert, which celebrates the legacy of immigration to the United States, includes Overture to Light by Emmy-winning composer Lolita Ritmanis.  Learn more here.   Composer Wang Jie is working on a new opera, It Rained on Shakopee, after being inspired by inmates while running workshops…