Today's News: 12/08/2021

Review: New York Philharmonic’s pandemic-delayed world premiere of Joan Tower’s “1920/2019”

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“After a long delay, Joan Tower’s ‘1920/2019’ was premiered on Friday by the New York Philharmonic at Alice Tully Hall,” writes Anthony Tommasini in Sunday’s (12/5) New York Times....

December 8, 2021

Fort Bend Symphony returns to Stafford Centre stage with annual holiday program

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“People dressed in red and green sweaters took pictures in front of a fully-decorated Christmas tree … Sunday afternoon in the lobby of the Stafford Centre’s Performing Arts Theatre,”...

December 8, 2021

Sarasota Orchestra to perform Copland, Reid, Beethoven—and 2014 work by guest conductor Teddy Abrams

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“When dynamic young conductor Teddy Abrams, music director of the Louisville Orchestra, takes the podium to lead the Sarasota Orchestra next weekend, he will be working on some familiar...

December 8, 2021

American Ryan Bancroft named chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

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“The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed 32-year-old American conductor Ryan Bancroft as its chief conductor, with his tenure beginning in the 2023/24 season,” writes Freya Parr in Monday’s...

December 8, 2021

How is streaming changing residual payments to film musicians?

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“What does the future hold for the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund? Like so many aspects of a rapidly changing media business, that’s hard to predict,” writes Jon Burlingame...

December 8, 2021

LA Master Chorale cancels annual “Messiah” indoor singalong amid worries of pandemic surge; event moves outdoors

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“In an all-too-familiar pandemic pivot, the Los Angeles Master Chorale on Tuesday announced cancellation of its 40th ‘Messiah’ singalong at the recommendation of the Los Angeles County Department of...

December 8, 2021

American Pops Orchestra, Midori, and more, on PBS, Dec. 31

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Violinist Midori, the American Pops Orchestra, guitarist Pepe Romeo, and the Washington Ballet will be among performers on a New Year’s Eve program entitled “United in Song: Celebrating the...

December 8, 2021

Today's News: 12/08/2021