Monday Link Round Up: April 15, 2019

Monday Link Round Up: April 15, 2019

News and music to start your week! Sorry to be late with our update, we’re just back from Minneapolis, where huge things are happening at the Minnesota Orchestra with Maestro Sarah Hicks!  A few weeks ago, the hip-hop artist Dessa live-recorded an album with the orchestra, a first for a hip-hop artists and a major symphony to collaborate in this way.  Then just his weekend, April 13, Hicks led the orchestra in Amy Beach’s “Gaelic” Symphony (op. 32), a brilliant performance, and the first by the orchestra of this work in 102 years! Hicks, together with violist and commentator Sam…

Monday Link Round Up: March 7, 2016

News to start your week!   WQXR profiles seven women conductors in honor of Women’s History Month – including Barbara Hannigan, Xian Zhang, Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, Joana Carneiro, Elim Chan, Sarah Hicks, and Mei-Ann Chen.  Read more here.   The Oxford University Press blog has an interview with composer David Conte and his experiences working with Nadia Boulanger.  Read the full conversation that Conte had with musicologist Kimberly Francis here.   A new month means another opportunity to win the women composer listening quiz at Into The Light Radio!  Have a listen and submit your guess here.   And NewMusicBox has a conversation with composer…