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Albany Symphony’s 2022 American Music Festival: TrailBlaze NY

This year, the theme of the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s annual American Music Festival, a month-long new-music event in New York’s Capital Region and Upper Hudson, is “TrailBlaze NY.” The...

May 18, 2022

New Music USA’s “Amplifying Voices,” multi-orchestra commissions by Contreras, Iyer, León, Montgomery, Nabors, Shekhar, Sorey, Washington

New Music USA is presenting “Amplifying Voices” programs throughout 2022, featuring orchestral world premieres by Valerie Coleman, Juan Pablo Contreras, Vijay Iyer, Tania León, Jessie Montgomery, Brian Raphael Labors,...

May 17, 2022

Antoine Clark to conduct Cincinnati Symphony in program highlighting Black culture in American music

On June 11, conductor Antoine T. Clark—the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s 2022 MAC Music Innovator—will lead the CSO in a concert at Cincinnati’s Word of Deliverance Ministries highlighting Black culture...

May 16, 2022

Experiential Orchestra to perform immersive concert featuring music by Dawson and Montgomery

The Experiential Orchestra will present an immersive performance of William Levi Dawson’s 1934 “Negro Folk” Symphony on May 13 at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan, led...

May 13, 2022

Montreal Symphony to tour South Korea and Europe

The Montreal Symphony Orchestra has announced its first tour performances with Music Director Rafael Payare. From July 5 to 8, the orchestra will tour South Korea, performing in Seoul,...

May 12, 2022

Toledo Symphony wraps up season with two world premieres

On June 3, Ohio’s Toledo Symphony Orchestra will perform two world premieres at its final Masterworks concert of the 2021-22 season. The program at the Toledo Museum of Art’s...

May 11, 2022

New York Philharmonic dedicates annual Memorial Day concert to people of Ukraine

On May 30, the New York Philharmonic will perform its annual free Memorial Day concert at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, this year to be dedicated to...

May 10, 2022

San Francisco Conservatory acquires Pentatone record label

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music has acquired record label Pentatone Music. Pentatone joins an existing alliance between SFCM and Opus 3 Artists, the management company that the conservatory...

May 9, 2022

New York Youth Symphony to present 16 world premieres to conclude 2021-22 season

The New York Youth Symphony’s final 2021-22 concert will take place on May 19, when musicians from the NYYS’s orchestra, chamber music, and jazz programs will perform 16 world...

May 6, 2022

Santa Rosa Symphony to debut Enrico Chapela Barba’s cantata for mariachi and orchestra

On June 11, the Santa Rosa Symphony will perform the world premiere of Enrico Chapela Barba’s Los Braceros (The Laborers) Cantata for Mariachi and Orchestra in a performance originally...

May 5, 2022