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The composer, pianist and climate activist Gabriela Lena Frank talks about the environmental damage caused by the music industry, how her significant hearing loss has impacted her career, the issue of cultural appropriation, and how the music industry's "emphasis on perfection leads to a perfect imperfection of soul."
IN THE NEWS: MCANA MEMBERS' PICKS
Seattle Symphony Debacle: Inside the Sudden Departure of Thomas Dausgaard – By Douglas McLennan at PostAlley.org
Orlando Lauches Its Brand New Concert Hall Mid-Covid – By John Fleming at MusicalAmerica.com
One to One by Susan Elliott at MusicalAmerica.com
Reconsidering [the Vast Majority of ] Robert Schumann's Songs – By John W. Lambert at Classical Voice North Carolina
The Amahl file: A lifetime with Menotti's Christmas miracle – By Matthew Gurewitsch at Pundicity
Verdi’s Shakespeare Resonates Across Italian Opera – By Larry Wolff at The New York Times
How Jonny Greenwood Wrote the Year's Best Film Score – By Alex Ross at The New Yorker
‘... (Iphigenia)’ Review: A Sacrificial Character Finds Her Voice – By Heidi Waleson at The Wall Street Journal
On opera's indisputable laws of gravity - By Matthew Aucoin at LitHub.com
Bravura turns by violinists Ray Chen and Hilary Hahn at Chicago SO – By Hedy Weiss at WTTW
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