News to start your week!
In honor of Halloween, take a few minutes to read about Elizabeth Lutyens – an English composer who worked in serialism, but who is perhaps most famous for the dozens of film scores she wrote for horror films! Read more here.
The New York Times has a conversation with conductor JoAnn Falletta about her work with the Buffalo Philharmonic. Her achievements with the ensemble – in terms of financial stability, community development, and musical excellence – are to be commended. Read on here!
Anne Midgette of the Washington Post spoke with violinist Hilary Hahn, who appeared in concert on October 28. Hahn has become a champion for new music, including commissioning 27 new encores for violin and piano, and deliberately choosing a wide variety of composers. Find the full article here.
As always, let us know what we missed! Leave a comment and a link to what you have been reading in a comment below.