This Week’s Headlines

Posted on: November 10, 2022

In addition to conducting orchestras worldwide, Daniel Harding is a pilot for Air France.

Taking flight with Daniel Harding, orchestra conductor and Air France pilot

Younger soloists tackling iconic pieces, usually considered the province of seasoned musicians, earlier in their careers

Kendra Whitlock Ingram, alum of League’s Orchestra Management Fellowship Program, named head of Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Graham Parker appointed chief executive of Louisville Orchestra (subscription required)

Arts Council England refocuses funding, cuts support for some opera troupes and orchestras, increases support to ensembles outside London

Disheartened by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, pianist Mikhail Voskresensky emigrates from Russia to the U.S. with help from Aspen Music Festival and School

Dallas Symphony names Terry D. Loftis to newly created post: chief advancement and revenue officer

At Arkansas Symphony: Mendelssohn, Sibelius, and premiere of James Lee III’s “Beyond Sensorial Portals”

Joshua Bell performs with Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as soloist and guest concertmaster/conductor

Wallace Foundation and Social Science Research Counsel select research fellows to explore arts organizations of color, including Chicago Sinfonietta

Mahler 5 is having a moment—again—thanks to new “Tár” film starring Cate Blanchett as a classical conductor

Apollo Chamber Players perform “Banned Music” concert at Holocaust Museum Houston

Review: Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads New Zealand Symphony in Gabriella Smith’s “Tumblebird Contrails” and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4