10 women conductor who made history

10 women conductor who made history

h Table of contents $ Chiquinha Gonzaga $ Elfrida Andree $ Nadia Boulanger $ Antonia Louisa Brico $ Avril Coleridge-Taylor $ Vítězslava Kaprálová $ Veronika Dudarova $ Margaret Hillis $ Sarah Caldwell $ Xiaoying...
Frederick Delius – La Calinda

Frederick Delius – La Calinda

Koanga is Frederick Delius’ third opera, written between 1896 and 1897, on a libretto by Charles Francis Keary, inspired partly by the 1880 book The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life by George Washington Cable. Inspiration also came from Delius’s own...
Conducting technique: how to break patterns

Conducting technique: how to break patterns

Different conductors, different strokes One question that often comes up from audience members is: why do conductors’ gestures change so much from one conductor to another? Do you just improvise based on the music? Unless you’re Leonard Bernstein the...
Henri Duparc – Lénore

Henri Duparc – Lénore

Henri Duparc studied piano with César Franck and became one of his first composition students; in 1888 Franck dedicated his Symphony in D minor to him. In 1870 he took part in the Franco-Prussian War and the following year, on 9 November 1871, he married the Scottish...

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