Monday Link Round Up: January 21, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: January 21, 2019

News and music to start your week! Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!  As we remember his life and tragic death, we also work towards a truly equal society.  Julia Perry’s Stabat Mater seems like an apt soundtrack for this deeply meaningful day: On a positive note, Perry is one of the previously neglected composers who is now finally beginning to gain recognition: A Far Cry (the acclaimed, Boston-based string ensemble) includes the Stabat Mater on their March 16 American Visions concert, and the Camellia Symphony (Sacramento, CA) will perform her Study for Orchestra on Feb. 16 The tragic Camp Fire that…

Monday Link Round Up: January 15, 2018

News to start your week! Celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. by reflecting on the progress that has been made by trailblazers – like Nkeiru Okoye’s opera Harriet Tubman.  (Thea Musgrave also turned to the life of Harriet Tubman for an opera: Harriet, the Woman Called Moses.)  We can also look to the future, and the work being done by ensembles like The Dream Unfinished: An Activist Orchestra.   BachTrack – which lists classical music concerts and festivals worldwide – had completed their 2017 wrap up.  Their analysis of repertoire shares good insights – what works are performed in…