Monday Link Round Up: January 8, 2018

News to start your week!   Listening to Ladies is beginning the new year with another episode – this time talking to Elizabeth Baker.  Learn more on the website, and listen below.   NPR’s All Things Considered host Robert Siegel retired last week after 30...

Monday Link Round Up: August 14, 2017

News to start your week!   The Women Composers Festival of Hartford has announced the 2018 featured artists!  This year’s festival will include Tawnie Olson as composer in residence and Cuatro Puntos String Quartet as ensemble in residence.  Dr. Karen Cook will...

Monday Link Roundup: November 7, 2016

News to start your week! The Guardian republished a piece from their archives about the history of all-women orchestras in the UK.  There were several “Lady Orchestras” – in the United States and abroad – at the turn of the 20th century, who...

New Commissions from Kronos Quartet

The Kronos Quartet has announced an exciting new project titled Fifty for the Future.  From the Kronos Quartet website: Kronos’ Fifty for the Future is commissioning a collection of 50 new works – 10 per year for five years – devoted to the most contemporary...

Monday Link Round Up: May 23, 2016

News to start your week! NPR’s Weekend Edition featured a conversation with Anna Beer and her new book, Sounds and Sweet Airs: The Forgotten Women of Classical Music.  (Purchase your copy here!)  Read the conversation on the NPR website, or listen below!   Last...