Monday Link Round Up: July 16, 2018

News and music to start your week! The 2018 BBC Proms are off and running (ICYMI here are the statistics of women’s representation we put together).  Anna Meredith had a piece presented at First Night at the Proms and spoke to Fiona Maddocks about her work.  Read more at The Guardian. In response to the #MeToo movement, professional music organizations in the UK are working to create a code of conduct to eradicate sexual harassment, bullying, and discrimination.  A joint initiative between the Musicians Union and Incorporated Society of Musicians, you can read more at The Stage. NBC Nightly News…

Monday Link Round Up: February 19, 2018

News to start your week! As more and more ensembles are releasing their 2018-2019 season programming it’s been great to read the responses, and calls for change, coming from social media from patrons, academics, and professionals.  Don’t miss reading Anne Midgette’s “The Trouble with Opera” in The Washington Post.  We would buy season tickets for her hypothetical opera season in a heartbeat!   Read another piece about how “Classical Music’s White Male Supremacy is Pervasive, Overt, and a Problem” by Daniel Johanson.  He highlights the total lack of self-awareness of institutions, including the Chicago Lyric Opera calling it’s season of…