Monday Link Round Up: May 20, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: May 20, 2019

News and music to start your week! Daniel Temkin is writing a series for New Music Box about ethics in music – with the most recent article being who in the new music world gets heard and why, including issues of representation.  Read on here. Justin Davidson shares the history and music of French composer and pianist Cécile Chaminade, and how her music was remembered through Chaminade clubs. Learn more at New York Magazine’s Vulture page. Britain’s Royal Opera House came under fire this week when it was revealed that of the 19 conductors programmed for the coming season only…

Monday Link Round Up: April 29, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: April 29, 2019

News and music to start your week! WQXR often posts listicles of note – this week they shared again their list of 12 Romantic Composers Not Named ‘Liszt’ or ‘Brahms’.  Included are: Louise Farrenc, Clara Schumann, Augusta Holmès, Teresa Carreño, Cecile Chaminade, and Dora Pejačević. Last week we shared our findings in the 2019-2020 concert season data we collected.  In a stroke of coincidental timing, conductor Jordan Randall Smith wrote about the value in programming works by women composers, and how there is no excuse not to. We’re delighted to hear that pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason (pictured above) will be recording an album…

Monday Link Round Up: April 30, 2018

News to start your week! A survey of 600 musicians in the UK reveals “a culture of sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in orchestras, bands and music education”.  The Guardian has the story. Listening to Ladies has a new podcast up – this time interviewing Andrea Reinkemeyer.  Go to the website for more information, and lots of links to music, and listen to the conversation below: NewMusicBox has a beautiful remembrance for composer Judith Sainte Croix who passed away in January.  Read it here. Dr. Jung-Min Lee shares insights on Unsuk Chin’s Cello Concerto at Musicology Now, the blog of…

Monday Link Round Up: April 9, 2018

News to start your week! Don’t miss this great piece by Kendra Preston Leonard about the myths surrounding composer and pedagogue Nadia Boulanger!  Read on at Dr. Leonard’s website here. Composer and clarinetist Derek Bermel writes about diversity in the American Orchestra repertoire at NewMusicBox, and how to correct the systemic imbalances.  Read his piece, Lift Every Orchestral Voice, here. CutCommon has an interview with composer Liza Lim, who just received the Don Banks Award to recognize her outstanding contribution to the Australian and international music communities. NPR reviews a new video released by violinist Olivia De Prato featuring Missy…