Women in Music

Lisa Hirsch - June 17, 2024

Lisa Mezzacappa and Beth Lisick’s The Electronic Lover captures the world of emotions that can exist in the chat room.

Andrew Gilbert - June 11, 2024

Irene Young was instrumental in documenting an artistic moment, but her work shouldn’t be restricted to a single time or place.

Lev Mamuya - June 11, 2024

Beth Morrison Projects commissioned 14 composers to work on this operatic setting of Marie Howe’s book of poems about womanhood.

Jim Farber - June 4, 2024

Kate Soper’s “philosophy-opera” gets an outstanding production from director James Darrah and Long Beach Opera.

Emily Wilson - May 25, 2024

The company has created outlets and events to help people deal with the emotions of this opera about a school shooting.

Emily Wilson - May 20, 2024

The composer and pianist’s great-great-great-granddaughter, Sheila Hayman, uncovers family history in a new documentary.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 17, 2024

Faliks talks about her memoir, Weight in the Fingertips, and her latest album, Manuscripts Don’t Burn — the subjects of her current tour.

Rebecca Wishnia - May 13, 2024

Gemma New leads a standout performance that sees Pablo Ferrández soloing in Edward Elgar’s Cello Concerto.

Victoria Looseleaf - May 7, 2024

The new executive, who comes to Los Angeles from the Dallas Symphony, ticks all the boxes.

Janos Gereben - May 6, 2024

Ryan Bancroft will lead the SF Symphony in Alaraph, Chin’s new piece inspired by the phenomenon of heartbeat stars.