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Curtis Institute’s inaugural Young Alumni Fund grants go to 11 recent graduates  

The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia has announced the recipients of its inaugural Young Alumni Fund grants. The fund provides recent graduates of Curtis, who completed their studies...

September 23, 2021

Chattanooga Symphony 2021-22: Beethoven, Coleridge-Taylor, Dvořák, Frank, Marquez, Still, Stravinsky, Walker

The Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra will begin its 2021-22 season on September 23 with Music Director Kayoko Dan conducting George Walker’s Lyric for Strings, performed in memory of those lost...

September 22, 2021

Eugene Symphony to welcome audiences to Hult Center with music by Larsen, Price, Rachmaninoff

On September 23, Oregon’s Eugene Symphony will perform a “Welcome Back” concert at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts, to open its 2021-22 season in the hall. Music...

September 21, 2021

South Carolina Philharmonic to welcome public to new offices in Columbia, SC

The South Carolina Philharmonic is celebrating the recent move of its offices to Main Street in Columbia, South Carolina with an open-house event on October 7 at 5 p.m....

September 20, 2021

ROCO to open 2021-22 season with premieres by Goulet and Maroney focusing on environmental awareness

Houston’s ROCO (formerly River Oaks Chamber Orchestra) will open its 2021-22 season on September 25 with a program entitled “Bursting at the Seams” at Houston’s Church of St. John...

September 17, 2021

Hilton Head Symphony’s 2021-22: outdoor concerts, music by Beethoven, Montgomery, Piazzolla, Price, Sibelius

South Carolina’s Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra will open its 2021-22 season with two free outdoor pops concerts of film and popular music, the first on October 21 at Martin...

September 16, 2021

Vancouver Symphony’s season-opening concerts move to new venue, following Skyview Concert Hall’s closure to in-person audiences

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Washington State has changed the venue for its season-opening September 25 and 26 concerts, following a decision from Vancouver School District prohibiting in-person audiences at Skyview...

September 15, 2021

Palm Beach Symphony partners with local nonprofit for exhibition of artworks made from musical instruments

The Palm Beach Symphony and Zero Empty Spaces are co-presenting Musical Masterpieces, a collection of 38 artworks incorporating musical instruments created by more than two dozen local artists. The...

September 14, 2021

Cellist Amit Peled and Mount Vernon Virtuosi in filmed premiere set to Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb”

Cellist Amit Peled and his Mount Vernon Virtuosi ensemble have released a new performance film featuring the world premiere of John Clayton’s The Hill We Climb, set to the...

September 13, 2021

Orchestras commemorate twentieth anniversary of 9/11

Multiple American orchestras will perform concerts and programs commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Here is a partial list. On Saturday, September 11,...

September 10, 2021