Monday Link Round Up: September 24, 2018

News and music to start your week! WFAE spoke to Nkieru Okoye who was commissioned to compose a new work for The Charlotte Symphony to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the city’s founding!  Read the interview, or listen in at the WFAE website. Huge news from...

2018-19 Season: By The Numbers

The end of summer marks the beginning of a new orchestral season. As in past years, it’s time look at what the top American orchestras have planned for the coming year. I was especially wanted to see if the recent national and international conversations about...

BBC Proms 2018: By the Numbers

The 2018 BBC Proms kicks off today, Friday, July 13 and continues with extensive programming through September. The annual event features what is considered the best of the best in contemporary classical music programming with ensembles, soloists, and conductors from...

the 44th Annual SAM Conference (part 1): Three Operas

Our reporter Tim Diovanni continues his report from the Society for American Music 44th Annual Conference.  (Read his Introduction here) Operas by Beach, Smyth, and Higdon: Compelling Opportunities for Diversification In this first installment of the series, I...