Today's News: 04/03/2020

Simon Woods named as next president and CEO of League of American Orchestras

Help Yourself

“Simon Woods, who resigned as CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic last fall, is to be the new president and CEO of the League of American Orchestras effective September...

April 3, 2020

Carnegie Hall cancels remainder of 2019-20 season

Media View

“Carnegie Hall is projecting a $9 million operating deficit on its $104 million budget after canceling the rest of its season because of the coronavirus pandemic and anticipates making...

April 3, 2020

Aspen Music Festival delays opening of season by two weeks

Media View

“The Aspen Music Festival and School has canceled the first two weeks of its summer season due to societal disruptions from the novel coronavirus, pushing the opening concert from...

April 3, 2020

Stamford Symphony adds online channel, with archived concerts, interviews, learning resources for families

Media View

“Although its spring concerts were canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Stamford Symphony hopes to keep the music playing,” writes David Fierro in a front-page article in Thursday’s (4/2)...

April 3, 2020

State of Illinois launches emergency fund for out-of-work artists

Media View

“In an attempt to boost the battered arts and cultural communities in the Land of Lincoln, the state of Illinois and the city of Chicago will join with philanthropies...

April 3, 2020

Obituary: Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, educator, and patriarch of musical dynasty, 85

Media View

“Ellis Marsalis, a pianist and educator who was the guiding force behind a late-20th-century resurgence in jazz while putting four musician sons on a path to prominent careers, died...

April 3, 2020

Boston Symphony to stream recent “Concert for Our City” beginning April 5

Industry Buzz

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will begin streaming its February 16 “Concert for Our City” program at Symphony Hall on its YouTube page on April 5 at 3 p.m. ET....

April 3, 2020

April 3 update: postponements and cancellations at orchestras, conservatories, and concert halls

Help Yourself

From the time that COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) first impacted the performing arts, The Hub has been tracking postponements and cancellations by U.S. and international orchestras, performing arts centers, and...

April 3, 2020

Today's News: 04/03/2020