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Canton Symphony to open season, in person, with Brouwer, Stravinsky, Ibert, Haydn

Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra will launch its 2021-22 season on October 10 at Umstattd Hall, its first concert with an in-person audience since the pandemic. Music Director Gerhardt Zimmermann...

October 7, 2021

Johnstown Symphony to perform music by Copland, Perkinson, and music director Blachly

On October 9, the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert at the Grand Halle on Broad Street in Cambria City, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; the venue is a concert...

October 6, 2021

Alabama Symphony to mark 100th year in 2021-22

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra, based in Birmingham, will launch its 2021-22 season on October 8 with Music Director Carlos Izcaray conducting Joan Tower’s Made in America, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with soloist...

October 5, 2021

Plano Symphony receives $410K to fund new initiatives, assistant conductor position, tech upgrades

The Plano Symphony Orchestra in Texas has received $410,000 from Tammy and Charles Miller, the largest single donation in the organization’s history. The gift will fund several new initiatives,...

October 4, 2021

Houston Symphony’s free “Fiesta Sinfónica” concert at Jones Hall returns

On October 2, the Houston Symphony will return to Jones Hall to perform its annual free Fiesta Sinfónica concert celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, after a yearlong absence during the...

October 1, 2021

“Los Hermanos” documentary about musicians Aldo and Ilmar Gavilan set to air on PBS 

Beginning on October 1, PBS will broadcast Los Hermanos/The Brothers, a documentary about brothers Ilmar Gavilan and Aldo Gavilan. Directed by Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider, the film follows...

September 30, 2021

Fort Collins Symphony’s full-orchestra return to concert hall, with music by Bernstein, Montgomery, Shchedrin

Colorado’s Fort Collins Symphony will open its 2021-22 season on October 2 with a program featuring Rodion Shchedrin’s Carmen Suite, Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade after Plato’s Symposium, and Jessie Montgomery’s...

September 29, 2021

American Composers Orchestra to open 2021-22 season by welcoming back longtime composers

American Composers Orchestra will open its 2021-22 season September 28 with a “Welcome Back Family and Friends” chamber concert at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Manhattan. ACO...

September 28, 2021

New York Philharmonic Very Young Composers to debut nine world premieres

From September 27 to October 3, New York classical radio station WQXR will air the world premieres of nine compositions by students in the New York Philharmonic’s Very Young...

September 27, 2021

Richmond Symphony heads into 2021-22 season with new music director, Valentina Peleggi

On September 25, the Richmond Symphony in Virginia will open its 2021-22 season with Augustus Hailstork’s Fanfare on Amazing Grace, Florence Price’s Concerto in One Movement with pianist Louis...

September 24, 2021