Today's News: 05/23/2022

Music in wartime: Ukraine’s Lviv Philharmonic performs Mozart’s Requiem

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“The audience members took their seats among boxes of medicine, first-aid kits and intravenous tubes. The orchestra was missing four men who are now fighting on the war’s front...

May 23, 2022

Michael Abels and Rhiannon Giddens compose opera telling story of real-life Muslim scholar sold into slavery

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“Five years ago, the directors of Spoleto Festival USA asked the musician Rhiannon Giddens two questions,” writes Brian Seibert in Thursday’s (5/19) New York Times. “Had she heard of...

May 23, 2022

Ohio’s ProMusica Chamber Orchestra 2022-23: Beethoven, Haydn, Reza Vali, Carline Shaw, “Naked Classics” series, Handel’s “Messiah”

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“If the new season of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra looks—and sounds—a bit more normal than it has in recent years, that’s pretty much the idea,” writes Peter Tonguette in...

May 23, 2022

El Paso Symphony’s after-school Tocando Music Project receives cello cases for students

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“The Great Khalid Foundation gave students of the Tocando Music Project brand new, top-of-the-line cello cases,” reports Fallon Fischer in Wednesday’s (5/18) KFOX 14 (El Paso, TX). “The Tocando...

May 23, 2022

Review: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s world premiere of Ellen Reid’s “Floodplain”

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“Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra ended its season Sunday evening at Royce Hall,” writes CJ Ru in Tuesday’s (5/17) San Francisco Classical Voice. “That it has been a ‘doozy’ of...

May 23, 2022

National Philharmonic’s 2022-23: world premieres by Hailstork and Dehlinger, works with chorus, pops, chamber music

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The National Philharmonic and Music Director Piotr Gajewski have announced details of its 2022-2023 season, which will feature two world premieres: Henry Dehlinger’s Cosmic Cycles, presented in partnership with...

May 23, 2022

Today's News: 05/23/2022