Monday Link Round Up: September 30, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: September 30, 2019

News and music to start your week! The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced that they have discovered letters from Clara Schumann in their archives!  This is just after Clara’s 200th birthday celebration in which many world-famous ensembles spoke about her achievements, but no top-tier U.S. orchestra programmed any of her works.  Read more at the Philadelphia Orchestra website. Listen in on a new episode of Listening to Ladies – this time Elizabeth Blair is in conversation with Patricia Martinez (pictured above), an Argentinian/Spanish composer based in Buenos Aires. On our own blog, Feminist in the Concert Hall, we have Featured Guest…

Featured Guest Blogger: Quinn Mason on Diversity in Music

Featured Guest Blogger: Quinn Mason on Diversity in Music

We found Quinn Mason’s Youtube channel devoted to women conductors some months ago.  This is truly an amazing channel, featuring more than 150 recordings of ensembles led by 50+ different women conductors, representing a different range of backgrounds, ages and nationalities.  Plenty of pieces composed by women are included as well.  He also has specialty playlists that feature video (as well as audio) of women, Rare Female Composers led by Female Conductors, Interviews with female conductors, and Historic Women Conductors.  Bravo, and thank you, Quinn! Quinn is a composer as well as a conductor, and his website is here.  He…