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This week on SoundNotion, three instigators behind the popular and informative #musochat phenomenon on Shaya Lyon, Megan Ihnen, and Griffin Candey join the panel. We discuss community (whatever that means) and the power of Twitter (whatever that means).
- @Musochat instigators Shaya Lyon, Megan Ihnen, and Griffin Candey are here.
- Join the #musochat conversation or apply to be a host.
- New to the New Music scene? Get the lay of the land.
- Some minor changes at IMSLP (just pay the money and shut up).
- Remembering Kurt Masur. Some less fondly.
- RIP Natalie Cole and John Duffy.
Topics include Bachtrack’s report on programming in 2010, the New York Philharmonic’s omission of female composers in the coming season, NY Times columnist Max Frankel’s take on John Adams’s Nixon in China, and more.
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This week’s panel:
This week’s topics include:
- Yet another DSO update. The orchestra threatened to cancel the remaining four months of the season. The musicians called their bluff.
- Governer Sam Brownback (R) of Kansas has signed an executive order eliminating the Kansas Arts Commission, a state-level analog of the NEA.
- Bachtrack reported the most performed works and composers on orchestral concerts and operas in 2010. Some results were pleasantly surprising. Others were not.
- The hashtag #dwg (dead white guys) has blown up Twitter over the last week or so, stemming from the complete lack of female composers on the New York Philharmonic’s 2011-2012 season.
- The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players have a new artistic director, percussionist Steven Schick.
- Max Frankel thinks you should wait until the year 2111 to write that opera about Egypt’s recent revolution (and that John Adams should have waited a bit longer to write Nixon in China).