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Sphinx Organization’s first diversity conference set for February 2013

This winter the Sphinx Organization will host “Sphinxcon,” its inaugural conference bringing together performing arts leaders and practitioners to discuss the topic of diversity in the arts....

October 10, 2012

LA Phil selects four conductors for Dudamel Fellowship Program

Four conductors have been chosen to participate in the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Dudamel Fellowship Program: Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla, Christopher Lees, Dietrich Paredes, and Rafael Payare. Each fellow ......

October 9, 2012

Detroit Symphony pops concert to be simulcast outdoors at Fisher Center

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s opening “Cirque de la Symphonie” pops concert on October 6 will be live streamed outdoors onto the south wall of the Max M....

October 4, 2012

Kronos Quartet invites applications from composers under 30

The Kronos Quartet is now accepting applications for its “Kronos: Under 30 Project” from composers of any nationality who have not reached age 30 by the deadline...

October 5, 2012

Omus Hirshbein memorial set for October 4 in NYC

A memorial tribute to the classical-music impresario Omus Hirshbein is set to take place at the Juilliard School’s Paul Hall on October 4 at 5 p.m. Hirshbein,...

October 3, 2012

American Prizes go to orchestras in California, Maryland, Minnesota, N.J., N.Y., Texas

The National Philharmonic, Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra, and Orange County Youth Orchestra are among the 2012 winners of awards from The American Prize...

October 2, 2012

“Sound of Architecture” interdisciplinary symposium at Yale in October

From October 4-6, the Yale School of Architecture will present “The Sound of Architecture,” an interdisciplinary symposium exploring the auditory dimension of architecture. Architect Elizabeth Diller...

October 1, 2012

Chicago, Cincinnati, and Kentucky arts groups chosen for innovation workshops

The nonprofit organization EmcArts, which encourages innovation in the arts and culture field through re-grants and a variety of support programs, has announced the names of 38...

September 28, 2012

Upbeat financial news from Detroit and Milwaukee orchestras

The symphony orchestras of Detroit and Milwaukee are among those ensembles recently announcing positive financial news. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has surpassed its annual fundraising goal of...

September 27, 2012

Boston Baroque introduces baroque/contemporary series

The period-instrument ensemble Boston Baroque has announced “New Directions: Chamber Music from the Baroque to Carter and Pearlman,” a new chamber music series for the 2012-13 season...

September 26, 2012