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Conducting lab with Berlin Phil musicians accepting applications

Applications are now being accepted for conductors to participate in the 2013 Conductors Lab, which takes place in Aix-en-Provence, France from July 22 to 26, 2013. Applications...

December 20, 2012

New York Philharmonic offers free tickets to those affected by hurricane

During the month of December, the New York Philharmonic has been offering free tickets to five concerts for relief workers and others affected by Hurricane Sandy. Tickets...

December 19, 2012

Met Museum concert to feature debut of rare Italian instruments

On December 22 the Metropolitan Museum of Art will present an all-Bach program featuring instruments from the museum’s new Sau-Wing Lam collection of stringed instruments and bows. ...

December 18, 2012

Ann Arbor Symphony’s “pursuit of the podium” fundraiser

Eleven contenders have been announced for a fundraiser contest currently underway at Michigan’s Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, “Pursuit of the Podium: The Search for Ann Arbor’s Next...

December 17, 2012

Brooklyn Rider and The Knights receive $50K grants from United States Artists

Colin Jacobsen and Eric Jacobsen—founders of string quartet Brooklyn Rider and The Knights chamber orchestra—are among the 50 recipients of $50,000 unrestricted grants from United States Artists...

December 14, 2012

Cincinnati Symphony launches music-and-wellness program

The Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra has announced the launch of Music & Wellness, a new partnership with Mercy Health, the Midwest-based healthcare system whose parent company...

December 13, 2012

Orchestra Iowa returns to restored Paramount Theatre

On November 10, Orchestra Iowa gave its first performance in the restored Paramount Theatre, which was heavily damaged in 2008 after the Cedar River flooded ten square...

December 11, 2012

Atlanta Symphony works with teens in new initiative

Announced in August, Atlanta’s Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program connects teens with local arts organizations. Since the fall, the 49 Atlanta-area teenagers selected for the program have...

December 12, 2012

Grammy nominations announced

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has announced this year’s Grammy nominees, to be awarded on February 10 and telecast live on CBS. Among the...

December 10, 2012

Dayton Ballet’s annual “Nutcracker”—with live music from Dayton Philharmonic

For the first time in many years, the Dayton Ballet’s annual holiday “Nutcracker” will feature Tchaikovsky’s score performed live by the Dayton Philharmonic. The “Nutcracker” run of...

December 7, 2012