Today's News: 01/24/2022

Musicians and audiences aren’t the only ones happy to be back in the concert hall

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“When Colleen Mraz headed home from her job at Symphony Center one March evening in 2020, she took a red usher’s blazer with her,” writes Lauren Warnecke in Sunday’s...

January 24, 2022

South Florida Symphony’s low-key approach to its music-director search

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“Southwest Florida Symphony’s search for a new music director is a much less formal process than the last time it had to find a maestro,” writes Charles Runnells in...

January 24, 2022

YouTube makes gains, Spotify and Apple continue to dominate music-streaming subscriptions

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“A study released by Midia Research shows that worldwide streaming subscriptions grew by a healthy 26.4% in the second quarter of 2021,” writes Chris Willman in Tuesday’s (1/18) Variety....

January 24, 2022

Review: New Jersey Symphony in U.S. premiere of Ades’s “Shanty—Over the Sea”

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“After almost 100 years as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the organization a few weeks ago announced that it was dropping the ‘O’ in NJSO,” writes James C. Taylor...

January 24, 2022

Obituary: Everett Lee, Black conductor who made history on Broadway and led orchestras in Europe and the U.S., 105

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“Everett Lee, a conductor who broke down racial barriers but then fled the prejudice that Black classical musicians faced in the United States to make a significant career in...

January 24, 2022

Houston Symphony’s two-week “Andrés Fest” with new works by Bruce Broughton, Wynton Marsalis, Kyle Rivera

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The Houston Symphony has announced full programming details for its March 2022 two-week “Andrés Fest: A Symphonic Celebration,” paying tribute to Andrés Orozco-Estrada, who will step down as music...

January 24, 2022

Today's News: 01/24/2022