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New York Philharmonic’s free parks concerts to return in June

The New York Philharmonic has announced the return of its free Concerts in the Parks in each of New York City’s boroughs this year from June 14 to 17,...

May 4, 2022

Black Orchestral Network launches, seeks to make orchestras more inclusive and equitable

On May 2, Black members of more than 40 orchestras announced the Black Orchestral Network (BON), a collective of Black orchestral musicians dedicated to creating an inclusive and equitable...

May 3, 2022

Boulder Philharmonic’s 2022-23 season: “Ozymandias: To Sell a Planet” world premiere, Xavier Foley, Bruckner, Rachmaninoff, Mozart

The Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2022-23 season will begin on October 8 with the world premiere of Drew Hemenger’s climate-change-themed Ozymandias: To Sell a Planet, featuring the Boulder Philharmonic Chorus...

May 2, 2022

Charlotte Symphony’s summer 2022 season: pops, “On Tap,” free community concerts 


North Carolina’s Charlotte Symphony has announced details of its summer 2022 season, including pops concerts, performances at local breweries, and free community concerts. This summer will represent the orchestra’s...

April 29, 2022

Berkeley Symphony to perform Beethoven Ninth with reimagined text, plus world premiere of Lopéz Bellido’s “Rise”

The Berkeley Symphony will perform its final concert of the season on June 12, a program entitled “Rejoice” that will feature Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with a reimagined libretto by...

April 28, 2022

San Francisco Symphony’s summer 2022, indoors and out

The San Francisco Symphony has announced its summer season of concerts at Davies Symphony Hall as well as outdoor concerts at Frost Amphitheater, Shoreline Amphitheatre, and Sigmund Stern Grove,...

April 27, 2022

South Carolina Philharmonic 2022-23: Higdon’s “Cold Mountain” Suite, Yoshimatsu marimba concerto, Copland, Mahler, Beethoven, Piazzolla

The South Carolina Philharmonic has announced six Masterworks concerts for the 2022-23 season, launching on October 8 with Music Director Morihiko Nakahara leading the Overture of Rossini’s La Scala...

April 26, 2022

Pittsburgh Symphony to perform 16 free Beethoven concerts at libraries

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s “Beethoven in Your Neighborhood: The Library Project” will launch on May 4 with the first of 16 free concerts at area libraries. Running through June...

April 25, 2022

Oregon Symphony world premiere of “An African American Requiem” by Damien Geter

On May 7, the Oregon Symphony will perform the world premiere of Damien Geter’s An African American Requiem at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in Portland, Oregon. The Requiem is...

April 22, 2022

Houston Symphony world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s “Duo Duel” for Two Percussionists and Orchestra

On May 6, the Houston Symphony will perform the commissioned world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Duo Duel for Two Percussionists and Orchestra at Jones Hall. Higdon’s new work will...

April 21, 2022