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Women Composers

Summertime Musings II: Laurie Anderson

Daniel Asia | Posted 08.16.2016 | Arts
Daniel Asia

I have of late not been gentle to Laurie Anderson, as I find most of her music to be banal, superficial, politically simple-minded, and musically vacu...

Anna Drubich's New Kaddish for Cello Will Open Babi-Yar Commemoration in Kiev, September 29, 2016: Obama and Merkel Will Attend

Laurence Vittes | Posted 12.28.2015 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

On September 29th 2016 in Kiev, during an international Holocaust commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the infamous Babi-Yar massacres, Drubich's new Kaddish, an 11-minute long concerto.

Listen To 1,200 Years Of Women Composers With One Playlist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

Have you heard of Blessed Hildegard of Bingen? How about Sophie Carmen Eckhardt-Gramatté? Well, when's the last time you listened to Sofia Gubaidulin...

She Makes Beautiful Music

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.03.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

America the Beautiful is a beloved patriotic song -- written by a woman! Women have contributed to the field of music as singers, songwriters, composers, and conductors. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

Gender Parity in Musical Theater Starts at the Concert Level

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
Shoshana Greenberg

It sounds like a typical night on the New York City musical theater scene but for one notable difference: The writers are all women, the performers are all women, the music director is a woman and the producers are both women.

CLAP BETWEEN MOVEMENTS: Classical Music Concerts Around The World This Month

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Sunday, August 20 Moritzburg, Germany: Watch Out for the Horns In picturesque Moritzburg, outside of Dresden, cellist Jan Vogler's chamber music fest...