Monday Link Round Up: November 20, 2017

News to start your week! There have been some particularly excellent pieces to come out of WQXR in!  Their list of Eight Classical Era Composers who aren’t named Mozart or Haydn includes Maria Teresea Agnesi Pinottini, Princess Anna Amalia, and Marianne Martines. WQXR also included a list of works by Amy Beach in honor of her birthday in September – but the list continues to make the rounds. Read and listen in here.   Second Inversion, which invites readers to “rethink classical” has a new series about women in “new” music.  Read Reflections on Wilderness by Kaley Eaton and The Pure Cold…

Nannerl Mozart, No Longer Forgotten

The Other Mozart Written by Sylvia Milo Sylvia Milo as Nannerl Mozart Directed by Isaac Byrne Review of performance July 8, 2014 at HERE Arts Center in New York City The Other Mozart tells an archetypical story—of musical brilliance, ambition, dedication and talent—thwarted by oppressive and insurmountable societal factors. This vividly dramatized portrayal of Maria Anna (nicknamed Nannerl) Mozart, is a story of ambition thwarted and talent crushed.  Through Nannerl’s eyes we get a glimpse of what might have been—but wasn’t.  That Nannerl, like her younger brother Wolfgang, was a precocious talent is clear. But she faced limitations from earliest childhood, specifically because…