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Brazos Valley Symphony to perform Piazzolla and more, with bandoneónist Julien Labro

The Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform a program entitled “Tangos and More” on May 16 at the First Baptist Bryan Church in Bryan, Texas, for a reduced-capacity audience....

May 12, 2021

Minnesota Orchestra’s free concerts in response to police violence, and remembering George Floyd

The Minnesota Orchestra and Music Director Osmo Vänskä will perform concerts on May 14 and 28 in response to the turbulence in Minneapolis and around the world, particularly with...

May 11, 2021

Owensboro Symphony youth ensembles to perform spring concerts, May 10-16

In Kentucky, the Owensboro Symphony Youth and String Orchestras will perform a combined spring concert on May 10 at Blessed Mother Parrish Hall in Owensboro, and musicians in the...

May 10, 2021

New recordings, May 2021

Among the Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s recent releases is Elliott Carter: Ballets, featuring The Minotaur and the world premiere of Carter’s original Pocahontas ballet score. The Buffalo Philharmonic’s recent...

May 7, 2021

Boston Pops to open all-virtual spring season with tribute to women

The Boston Pops’ first-ever all-virtual season opens on May 6 with a program celebrating music by and about women, led by Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart. Available from May 6...

May 6, 2021

Behind-the-scenes perspectives in concert hall acoustical design

A new book, Concert Halls by Nagata Acoustics: Thirty Years of Acoustical Design for Music Venues and Vineyard-Style Auditoria (Springer), offers an inside look at the design process and...

May 6, 2021

Classical Movements to stream “Concert for India,” May 6

On May 6, Classical Movements, the concert-touring company and music presenter based in Alexandria, Virginia, will live-stream “A Concert for India” on Facebook and YouTube. The virtual event, presented...

May 5, 2021

Virtual recitals by pianist Conrad Tao and cellist Seth Parker Woods from the Kaufman Center

On May 6, pianist and composer Conrad Tao will perform a virtual recital as part of the Kaufman Music Center’s Ecstatic Music series in New York City, featuring Tao’s...

May 5, 2021

Outdoor “Sonic Trails” concerts, with Yo-Yo Ma, Holladay Brothers, Rhiannon Giddens, Kronos Quartet, more

A series of recorded performances entitled “Sonic Trails” will take place this spring and summer at Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park at the Niagara Gorge, NY. The series...

May 4, 2021

Eugene Symphony’s virtual “Soundwaves” series, from Hildur Guðnadóttir to Dvořák and Herrmann

The next installment of the Eugene Symphony’s six-concert Soundwaves series of virtual concerts featuring the ensemble’s string musicians will feature Hildur Guðnadóttir’s From the Other Place, Bernard Herrmann’s Suite...

May 3, 2021