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Next White Light Festival, from Mahler and Stockhausen to Heiner Goebbels

Lincoln Center’s third annual White Light Festival, scheduled to take place from October 18 to November 18, 2012 at several venues in New York City, will feature...

July 5, 2012

New book offers a look at fresh concert formats

Johan Idema, an arts consultant based in the Netherlands, has written and published Present! Rethinking Live Classical Music, a book of case studies about performers, directors, and...

July 2, 2012

Boston Pops annual July 4 concert to air on CBS

The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular—the orchestra’s annual free Fourth of July concert at the Charles River Esplanade —will be broadcast live on CBS on July 4 at...

July 3, 2012

Matthias Pintscher receives 2012 Roche Commission

Composer Matthias Pintscher has been awarded the 2012 Roche Commission prize for his Chute d’Étoiles, which will receive its world premiere at this summer’s Lucerne Festival in Switzerland....

June 29, 2012

Free North Carolina music-education program to expand in 2012-13

KidZNotes, a free music-education program for students from low-income public schools in Durham, North Carolina, has announced plans to expand in its third year to provide classical-music...

June 28, 2012

Five-day ChamberFEST Cleveland debuts in Ohio this week

The inaugural season of ChamberFEST Cleveland is set to open on June 27 with a program of Mozart, Shostakovich, Lutoslawski, and Mendelssohn at the Cleveland Institute of...

June 27, 2012

New websites, apps for Seattle Symphony, ASCAP, and Oregon Bach Festival

The Seattle Symphony, Oregon Bach Festival, and ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) are among the arts organizations that have recently…

June 26, 2012

Eugene Symphony to continue adult-amateur ensemble program in 2012-13

The Eugene Symphony in Oregon has announced that it will continue its free Play It Again! adult chamber ensembles program in the 2012-13 season. There are currently...

June 25, 2012

Saginaw Bay Symphony’s 2012-13 season of “musical journeys”

The Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra in northeastern Michigan has announced details of its 2012-13 season, which will open on September 29 with Music Director Brett Mitchell leading...

June 22, 2012

Philadelphia’s next PIFA festival set for spring 2013

The biennial citywide Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts has announced details of its 2013 festival, set to take place from March 28 to April 27, 2013....

June 21, 2012