News to start your week!
The music of Amy Beach was performed at the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony! The second movement of Beach’s Symphony was performed by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Joana Carneiro. Read more about it at the Boston Music Intelligencer. The video of the ceremony is up on Youtube! Here’s the link!
The end of year wrap ups are appearing in newsfeed now. In the U.S. Anne Midgette remembers the top 10 classical music moments (including Du Yun winning the Pulitzer Prize). Fiona Maddocks looks back on the best moments, including moments for women in music, in the UK.
As we quickly approach the end of the year, consider making a gift to Women’s Philharmonic Advocacy! As a nonprofit we depend on donations from our generous supporters to continue to work to level the playing field! Donate now and get a copy of our 2018 WPA Calendar to celebrate the works of women composers throughout the year!