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Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra announces plans for 2020-21 season

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra has announced details of its 2020-21 season, which is set to open on October 16 with Music Director Matthew Kraemer leading a program featuring the world...

June 18, 2020

The Hub: back on Monday, June 22

The League of American Orchestras will be closed on Friday, June 19—and The Hub will be, too. The Hub will be back on Monday, June 22. See you then!

June 18, 2020

American Composers Orchestra hosts online talk on contemporary repertoire for chamber-sized orchestras, June 18

American Composers Orchestra will convene a free online conversation about contemporary chamber-orchestra repertoire on June 18 at 4:30 p.m. ET, as orchestras look at smaller-scale programs and social distancing...

June 17, 2020

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony announces plans for 2020-21 season

The New York City-based Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has announced plans for its 2020-21 season, which will come to a close with a gala concert celebrating the orchestra’s twentieth...

June 17, 2020

Palm Beach Symphony adds remote music therapy sessions for children at hospitals

Florida’s Palm Beach Symphony is partnering with Creative Arts Therapies of the Palm Beaches to create remote, interactive music therapy sessions for young patients and their families at Quantum...

June 16, 2020

First six composers announced in New Music USA’s Amplifying Voices co-commissioning program

New Music USA has announced the six inaugural composers to receive co-commissions with U.S. orchestras as part of its new Amplifying Voices program, which fosters collaboration and collective action...

June 15, 2020

Performing-arts coalition commissions scientific study of COVID-19 transmission risks

A large international coalition of performing-arts organizations has commissioned a scientific study on the effects of COVID-19 on the return to rehearsals and concert halls. Organizations in the coalition...

June 12, 2020

Beginning June 15, Buffalo Philharmonic musicians to be featured in weekly telecasts hosted by JoAnn Falletta

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (NY) has partnered with WNED PBS Buffalo-Toronto Public Media to present “BPO Musician Portraits with JoAnn Falletta,” a four-part series of television specials on WNED...

June 12, 2020

Reno Chamber Orchestra’s weekly “(Stay) At Home with the RCO” video concerts

Nevada’s Reno Chamber Orchestra has been posting “(Stay) At Home with the RCO” online concerts by orchestra musicians and staff every week on its Facebook page. The series launched...

June 11, 2020

Charlotte Symphony’s Wednesday “al Fresco” virtual series, launching June 10

North Carolina’s Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is launching a virtual concert series featuring a different ensemble of Charlotte Symphony musicians each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The free series, entitled “Charlotte...

June 10, 2020