Some news to start your week!
NPR spoke with Pulitzer Prize winning composer Julia Wolfe discussing the winning work, Anthracite Fields, upon the release of the recording. The conversation covers Wolfe’s inspiration and compositional process Read more here or listen below:
Fiona Maddocks reviewed a new recording of works by Sally Beamish. Featured works are The Singing (also the name of the album), Beamish’s concerto for accordion and orchestra, and her Trumpet Concerto. Read the full review at The Guardian.
And the Library of Congress arts blog, In the Muse, has a feature on the life and work of Fanny (Mendelssohn) Hensel. David Plylar, music specialist at the Library of Congress, writes about his revelations in examining a manuscript of Hensel’s held at the LOC. A great read!
As always, let us know what we missed in the comments!