News and music to start your week! Learn about composer, pianist, arranger, producer Bobbie-Jane Gardner in the latest episode of the Listening to Ladies Podcast! Song of the Lark shares the history of nineteenth century musicologist and black activist Maud Cuney-Hare. A fascinating read of an all-but-forgotten woman and her amazing achievements. There’s a new production taking place in Boston which highlights famous women throughout opera history, and explores how opera can be harnessed to empower women. Read more about the play, written by Laura Neill, and the music, performed by OperaHub, at The Boston Musical Intelligencer.