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Muncie Symphony to perform new score to 1922 silent film “Nosferatu”

On October 28, the Muncie Symphony Orchestra in Indiana will perform Kermit Poling’s new score to the 1922 silent film Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horrors, as the movie is...

October 22, 2021

Lima Symphony works with area students to create and perform songs during the pandemic

The Lima Symphony Orchestra in Ohio has recently completed “Project Noteworthy,” which features performances of original songs written and performed by Lima City school students and accompanied by the...

October 21, 2021

Symphony Tacoma to launch 2021-22 in-person season with Rushen, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich

In Washington State, Symphony Tacoma will launch its 2021-22 season with an October 23 concert designed as “a celebration of Symphony Tacoma’s first 75 years as well as a...

October 20, 2021

Hilton Head Symphony to launch season with two free outdoor pops concerts

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra will open its 2021-22 season with two free outdoor pops concerts. The first will take place on October 21 at Martin Family Park in...

October 19, 2021

Lexington Philharmonic’s 2021-22 season: music director candidates, music by Abels, Beethoven, Bloch, Ellington, Loiacono, Mazzoli, Perry, Prokofiev, Walker

Kentucky’s Lexington Philharmonic has announced that its 2021-22 in-performance season will begin on November 20 with a program at Lexington’s Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center led by guest...

October 18, 2021

Symphony magazine article wins ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award

“Anti-Black Discrimination in American Orchestras,” an article published by Symphony magazine and written by Aaron Flagg, has won the ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award for an article in...

October 15, 2021

New England Philharmonic 2021-22: music director candidates, contemporary music, composer in residence

The Boston-based New England Philharmonic will open its 2021-22 season on October 16 with a concert led by composer in residence Eric Nathan, and featuring Nathan’s own the space...

October 14, 2021

Ann Arbor Symphony launches music composition program for elementary-school students

Michigan’s Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra has announced a new music composition program, MY Song, for elementary-school students for the 2021-22 school year. Teaching artists from the orchestra will work...

October 13, 2021

NJ’s Wharton Institute launches lifelong-learning division

New Jersey’s Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts—the umbrella organization that includes the New Jersey Youth Orchestra and the El Sistema-inspired Paterson Music Project—has launched a lifelong-learning program this...

October 12, 2021

Minnesota Orchestra named Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year; Boston Modern Opera Project gets Special Achievement Award

The U.K.-based classical music magazine Gramophone has named two American orchestras among the winners of its 2021 international Gramophone Classical Music Awards. The Minnesota Orchestra was named 2021 Orchestra...

October 8, 2021