This Week’s Headlines

Posted on: October 20, 2022

At the San Francisco Symphony Oct. 13 world premiere of Magnus Lindberg’s Piano Concerto No. 3: Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonon, Lindberg, and soloist Yuja Wang. Photo: Kristen Loken


San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen premiere Magnus Lindberg piano concerto, with Yuja Wang

Philadelphia Orchestra cancels upcoming China tour, citing COVID protocol concerns

Long excluded, Black conductors on the rise at American orchestras

More works by women composers being performed by orchestras

Iranian women composers in the spotlight

Opinion: it’s time to rethink the American orchestra

Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic, Met Opera, other NYC venues end mask mandates for audiences

California voters to decide on November ballot proposition earmarking $1 billion for arts and music in schools

New World Symphony to receive $10 million grant from Knight Foundation for digital projects

Russian troops kill Ukrainian conductor Yuriy Kerpatenko for refusing to participate in concert in occupied territory

Ignacio Barrón Viela arrives as president and CEO of Reno Philharmonic, from previous leadership role at Billings Symphony

Posthumous debut for violin made by the late luthier Robert Hunter

Jakob Hrusa named to succeed Antonio Pappano as music director of London’s Royal Opera House

Tchaikovsky + Drake at Indianapolis Symphony

Review: Brazil’s São Paulo Symphony Orchestra makes Carnegie Hall debut, with Marin Alsop at the helm

Obituary: Cindy Sargent, League of American Orchestras board member and supporter of the arts, 84

Obituary: Geoff Nuttall, violinist, co-founder of St. Lawrence String Quartet, director of chamber music at Spoleto Festival USA, 56