Monday Link Round Up: July 1, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: July 1, 2019

News and music to start your week! Jessica Duchen of The JC has the story of Erika Fox, a composer born in Vienna in 1936 who now at age 82 is celebrating the release of the first album of her compositions. The CD features chamber pieces spanning a 25-year period (1980-2005). Says Fox: “I’ve got a CD out and that’s jolly good! I’m very glad that women are being allowed to be human. It makes a nice change.”  More about the CD (and listen to excerpts). The call for equality is getting some attention in the UK where more than…

Monday Link Round Up: June 17, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: June 17, 2019

Music and News to start your week! The New York Times profiled Alma Deutscher – violinist, pianist, and composer who has been putting the classical music world in awe since she was just 4 years old.  Now 14, she’s working on a retrospective album and also discusses her future aspirations. Pass on the word!  Women Composers Festival of Hartford is looking for Connecticut composers to help celebrate their upcoming 20th anniversary.  Read more here. Nebal Maysaud writes for NewMusicBox about the problematic nature of Western Classical Music, having its roots in white supremacy. A deeply personal essay, Maysaud shares his…