A View from Germany: Classical Music is so Sexist

Inge Kloepfer‘s striking article “So sexistisch ist die Klassik  — Classical Music is So Sexist” appeared on June 13, 2018 in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.  We wanted English-speaking readers to be able to read this important journalism,...

Monday Link Roundup: March 27, 2017

News to start your week! This year, 2017, is an important celebration year for Amy Beach and Teresa Carreño.  A conference is being organized to celebrate their lives and works, and the conference organizers are seeking calls for papers and for performances....

Monday Link Round Up: March 6, 2017

News to start your week! The Guardian has reviews of two new CDs of works by women.  The first are works for piano and orchestra, including the Amy Beach Concerto, Dorothy Howell’s D Minor Concerto, and Cécile Chaminade’s Konzertstück. Read the review...

Contemporary Symphonies

The current issue of The New Yorker includes a column by Alex Ross in which he explores the ways in which the symphony has transformed in new music.   As one would expect, it covered the most familiar names with only a few surprises (including Gloria Coates who, to...

frauenkomponiert!

We missed talking about an inspired concert that took place on March 8 – International Women’s Day.  Though you can find many concerts listed on the International Women’s Day webpage, it is surprising to see how many classical concerts are being held...