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Category: Music

No Fiction Festival: Musical Truths

While the logic that held women back in composition 100 years ago is patently false, systemic biases remain that prevent women from having equal opportunities in the world of classical music. The SPCO’s No Fiction Festival represents some of the work being done to realign those misplaced preferences and celebrate gender equality in music.

What are those unusual trumpets?

Audience members often ask about the distinctive trumpets they see played for Classical era works on our programs. Trumpeter Lynn Erickson shares some of the …