This Week’s Headlines

Posted on: November 3, 2022

Symphony magazine wins two ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Awards for outstanding journalism

Knoxville Symphony Music Director Aram Demirjian reflects on the League’s Virginia B. Toulmin Orchestral Commissions Program for women composers

G. Schirmer to publish 400 works by Jewish composers who were suppressed by the Nazis

Dallas Symphony’s Women in Classical Music Symposium examines ongoing gender gap

Opinion: classical music as a target—and a weapon—in global politics, as revealed in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra names recent Juilliard graduate Angela Wee principal associate concertmaster

Colour of Music Festival, featuring Black composers and musicians, returns to Sacramento for concerts

Zheng Xiaoying, China’s first female opera and symphony conductor, continues to perform—at age 93

Rapper Animé returns to Portland, his hometown, to perform with Oregon Symphony

Catching up with Margaret Leng Tan, avant-garde virtuoso of the toy piano

As it settles in, New York Philharmonic fine-tunes the acoustics of David Geffen Hall

Conductor Kirill Petrenko leads Berlin Philharmonic on U.S. tour

Philadelphia Orchestra records a pop-classical mashup to support the Phillies baseball team

Review: Ruben Valenzuela leads La Jolla Symphony in Tower, Chávez, Beethoven

How Cate Blanchett trained to play an orchestra conductor in “Tár” film (login required)