Monday Link Round Up: April 17, 2017

News to start your week! Congratulations to Du Yun for winning the Pulitzer Prize in Music for her opera Angel’s Bone!  Read the story at NPR or NewMusicBox – which interviewed the composer about her work in 2014.  Watch part of the interview below:   It is also notable that for the first time in history all three music finalists were women under age 40.  The other two finalists were Ashley Fure for Bound to the Bow and Kate Soper for Ipsa Dixit.   For more on why this is significant, be sure to read William Robin’s piece in The New Yorker on “What Du Yun’s Pulitzer Win…

Monday Link Roundup: August 3

Some news to start the week: Anna Meredith’s Smatter Hauler, a BBC Commission, received its World Premiere at The Proms – you can listen to a recording of the performance online here. Alex Ross attended a performance of The Wreckers and wrote about it for The New Yorker. One great opera event follows another this summer with the World Premier of Cold Mountain by Jennifer Higdon.  Read reviews from James Keller for the Santa Fe – New Mexican and David Patrick Sterns for the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Women Composers Festival of Hartford has announced the 2016 Festival dates – pencil them in now, and stay tuned…