This Week’s Headlines

Posted on: September 29, 2022

Photo of composer Trevor Weston by Ayano Hisa


San Francisco Symphony/San Francisco Conservatory’s Emerging Black Composers Project launches with Trevor Weston’s “Push”

New four-year contract for Minnesota Orchestra musicians, with salary increases

Rachel Hagemeier named president and CEO of Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra

Florida’s Panama City Symphony appoints Sergey Bogza music director

Deborah Borda on renovating the New York Philharmonic’s concert hall at Lincoln Center

Cleveland Orchestra receives complete handwritten edition of Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony

Opinion: A history and re-examination of concert-hall conventions, from formal dress to shushing and bows

Gustavo Dudamel given Canada’s Glenn Gould Prize

Joel Thompson’s “To Awaken the Sleeper” at the Atlanta Symphony, inspired by James Baldwin

As we emerge from pandemic, will pay-what-you-can tickets help draw audiences to concert halls and operas?

Measuring audiences’ return to theaters, concert halls, opera houses, at the start of third season since pandemic began

Northeast Ohio’s wide-ranging classical scene, from Cleveland Orchestra and Akron Symphony to Cleveland Pops, Apollo’s Fire, CityMusic Cleveland, Cleveland Chamber Music Society, and more

New World Symphony and Adrienne Arsht Center among Miami arts groups spotlighting BIPOC artists

Toks Dada, in his first season as head of classical music at London’s Southbank Centre

What to do with old musical instruments?

South African cellist, singer, and improviser Abel Selaocoe releases a mixed-genre recording, “Where is Home (Hae Ke Kae)”

Pittsburgh Symphony: the meaning and message of a U.S. orchestra’s European tours

New classical music streaming service launches in September