Today's News: 10/22/2021

Boston Modern Opera Project and Odyssey Opera to present five-year series of operas by Black composers

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  “The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera have unveiled plans for ‘As Told By: History, Race, and Justice on the Opera Stage,’ a five-year series of...

October 22, 2021

Obituary: conductor Bernard Haitink, 92

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“Bernard Haitink, one of the preeminent conductors of our time, has died aged 92,” states an unsigned article in Friday’s (10/22) Gramophone (U.K.). Haitink died at his home in...

October 22, 2021

Waco Symphony returns in person: pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton, plus basketball coach as narrator

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“The Waco Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by [pianists] Christina and Michelle Naughton and a special guest, Baylor men’s basketball head coach Scott Drew, will be performing … on Thursday in...

October 22, 2021

Cincinnati Symphony’s Louis Langrée named next music director of Opéra-Comique in Paris

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“Louis Langrée, music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, is the new director of the Opéra-Comique in Paris,” writes Janelle Gelfand in Thursday’s (10/21) Cincinnati Business Courier. “The announcement...

October 22, 2021

Williamsport Symphony to open in-person season with Rouse, Dvořák, Beethoven

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“After a year of live music venues closing doors and being shuttered, one of Williamsport’s premier ensembles is returning to the stage,” writes Robert Hinkal in Thursday’s (10/21) Williamsport...

October 22, 2021

Three Dallas Symphony programs to air on Bloomberg TV

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“The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Bloomberg Television, a pay-television network, are partnering for three broadcasts this fall. All of the programs will be recorded and produced by the DSO,...

October 22, 2021

On the music and message of Marian Anderson’s 1941 rendition of “Crucifixion”

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“Over the summer, the Sony Classical label released ‘Marian Anderson: Beyond the Music,’ a sumptuous boxed set containing the contralto’s complete published recordings for the RCA Victor label, from...

October 22, 2021

Muncie Symphony to perform new score to 1922 silent film “Nosferatu”

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On October 28, the Muncie Symphony Orchestra in Indiana will perform Kermit Poling’s new score to the 1922 silent film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors, as the movie is...

October 22, 2021

Today's News: 10/22/2021