Monday Link Round Up: April 8, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: April 8, 2019

News and music to start your week! The Philadelphia Orchestra was in the news this week for hiring two new conductors – both of whom happen to be women. Erina Yashima has been appointed assistant conductor, and Lina Gonzalez-Granados is the newly appointed conducting fellow.  Read more at the Philly Inquirer.  We are particularly excited about Lina Gonzalez-Granados, since her Unitas Ensemble received a WPA Performance Grant last year and gave the north American premiere of Teresa Carreño’s Serenade for Strings! New York’s WQXR has a list of five women “powerhouses” behind the scenes in classical music – the administrators…

Monday Link Round Up: August 6, 2018

News to start your week! What better way to tackle the new week than a fantastic conversation?  Elizabeth Blair speaks with Emily Doolittle in the most recent episode of Listening to Ladies.  Learn more at the website, with lots of links and music, stream the episode through your favorite podcast app, or in the player below! Calls for Participation are open for the 2019 Women Composers Festival of Hartford!  There are seeking compositions for the Ensemble-In-Residence, composers & performers for the annual Music Marathon, and presenters & performers for the Women Composers Forum.  Learn more at their website – and…

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces 2013-2014 Season

The Philadelphia Orchestra is getting back on its feet after several rough years—including declaring and working out of bankruptcy, and finding a new conductor. After seeing the great work commenced in Rochester by recently-appointed Music Director Arild Remmereit, I was intrigued to see how Philadelphia’s new conductor, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, a youthful but experienced musician, would advance the programming of the ensemble at this critical point in its history. It was, and is, a fantastic opportunity to attract new audiences by expanding its scope and repertoire. Unfortunately, there were no surprises in his first season (2012-2013), and the recently announced 2013-2014…