Today's News: 09/17/2021

Milwaukee Symphony heads into first season in Bradley Symphony Center, its new home

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“Milwaukee’s Westown neighborhood is undergoing a spate of redevelopment after decades of decline,” writes Matthew Marani in Wednesday’s (9/15) Metropolis Magazine (NY, NY). “One such project breathing new life...

September 17, 2021

Vermont Symphony, performing in rock venues and breweries

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“Every single classical organization is looking at how they evolve and how they adapt in order to maintain their connection to their communities and maintain their relevancy as an...

September 17, 2021

New additions to San Francisco Symphony’s conducting roster

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“The San Francisco Symphony has added three men and a woman to its conducting staff in advance of the 2021–22 season,” writes Sarah Shay in Thursday’s (9/16) Musical America...

September 17, 2021

Ojai Festival to feature multiple composers, Attacca Quartet, LA Phil New Music Group, LACO

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“Glance through the program of the 2021 Ojai Music Festival, which takes place this weekend following a three-month pandemic delay, and two things are immediately apparent. The music director...

September 17, 2021

San Antonio Symphony board proposes cutting number of musicians by nearly half

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“After an initial contract proposal that would reduce musicians’ pay by 50%, the San Antonio Symphony is seeking to drastically reduce the size of the orchestra,” writes Nicholas Frank...

September 17, 2021

Now filming: movie about fictional orchestra conductor played by Cate Blanchett

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“The Australian actress Cate Blanchett will play the fictional Lydia Tár, the first woman to be invited as the chief conductor of a large German orchestra,” reads an unsigned...

September 17, 2021

ROCO to open 2021-22 season with premieres by Goulet and Maroney focusing on environmental awareness

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Houston’s ROCO (formerly River Oaks Chamber Orchestra) will open its 2021-22 season on September 25 with a program entitled “Bursting at the Seams” at Houston’s Church of St. John...

September 17, 2021

Today's News: 09/17/2021