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Princeton Symphony to present South Africa’s Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble virtually

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra will present South Africa’s Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble on a virtual concert being offered from April 30 to May 2. Rosemary Nalden, Buskaid’s founder, will...

April 30, 2021

Lubbock Symphony’s space-themed program to feature world premiere: “The Universe Cantos”

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra’s May 1 concert will feature the world premiere of The Universe Cantos, commissioned from local composer Peter Fischer, an associate professor of music at Texas...

April 29, 2021

Fort Collins Symphony to stream Copland and Hailstork on “America Awakens” virtual concert

Beginning on April 30, Colorado’s Fort Collins Symphony will present a virtual on-demand concert featuring music by Aaron Copland and Adolphus Hailstork, led by Music Director Wes Kenney. The...

April 28, 2021

Detroit Symphony’s jazz chair, Terence Blanchard, to stream Wayne Shorter and more, Apr. 30

Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Erb Jazz Chair, will perform with his E-Collective band in a live-streamed April 30 concert from the DSO’s Orchestra Hall....

April 27, 2021

Hilton Head Symphony to perform outdoor concert in Lowcountry Celebration Park

On April 28, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra will present “A Symphony Celebration!,” an outdoor pops concert at the recently opened Lowcountry Celebration Park at Coligny in Hilton Head...

April 26, 2021

Into the woods: Charleston Symphony brass to perform in nature reserve

South Carolina’s Charleston Symphony Orchestra and the Woodlands Nature Reserve are collaborating to present “Brass in the Woods,” a family-friendly outdoor concert, on April 25. The 4 p.m. concert...

April 23, 2021

Western Piedmont Symphony returns in person with April 24 and May 15 concerts

On April 24, North Carolina’s Western Piedmont Symphony will perform for a small in-person audience at the Drendel Auditorium in Hickory, NC and via livestream. The “Concert for the...

April 22, 2021

Cabrillo Festival invites story submissions from those impacted by wildfires

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, California has commissioned Santa Cruz-born composer and multimedia artist Scott Ordway to create a new work for orchestra and vocal...

April 21, 2021

Omaha Symphony launches SymphonyAnywhere.com virtual platform

The Omaha Symphony has launched a new streaming platform, SymphonyAnywhere.com, featuring virtual performances, interviews, education content, and behind-the-scenes stories. The platform, offering a mix of existing content and new...

April 20, 2021

Philly Pops goes virtual for Jazz Appreciation Month

Each April, the Philly Pops presents programming for National Jazz Appreciation Month, which in most years includes the All-City Jazz Festival, a day of free jazz performances by student...

April 19, 2021