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Elkhart County Symphony heads outdoors to launch 2021-22 season

The Elkhart County Symphony will open its 2021-22 season with an outdoor afternoon concert at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana on September 12. The 4 p.m. program...

September 10, 2021

Juilliard to stream season-opening concerts in September

The Juilliard School will offer free live streams of all its September performances, beginning with a September 10 concert featuring Barbara Hannigan conducting the Juilliard Orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony...

September 9, 2021

Utah Symphony’s third annual ¡Celebración Sinfónica! with music by Chávez, Revueltas, Galindo, Moncayo, Piazzolla, Fernandez, Carreño, Chapí

On September 8, the Utah Symphony will open its 2021-22 season with the third annual ¡Celebración Sinfónica! program at Abravanel Hall. Carlos Miguel Prieto—a native of Mexico who is...

September 8, 2021

Chicago Philharmonic to open season with Marcus Norris world premiere

The Chicago Philharmonic will launch its 2021-22 in-person season on September 12 with Marcus Norris’s Glory, a new violin concerto featuring the orchestra and violinist Njioma Grievous. Norris is...

September 7, 2021

Recordings news, August 2021

The Buffalo Philharmonic’s new recording of Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons and Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires has been released on the orchestra’s Beau Fleuve label. Music Director...

August 26, 2021

Happy Labor Day!

The Hub will take an end-of-summer break from Friday, August 27 to Monday, September 6. We will be back in full swing on Tuesday, September 7, after the Labor...

August 26, 2021

San Angelo Symphony announces 2021-22 season

The San Angelo Symphony in Texas has announced details of its 2021-22 season, which will feature a mix of classical scores plus Broadway, popular, and jazz music. The season...

August 25, 2021

Curtis Institute’s 2021-22 hybrid digital/in-person season, with composer in residence Tania León

The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia has announced that its programming for October through December will be a mix of in-person and digital performances, including opera, chamber music,...

August 24, 2021

PYO Music Institute adds string ensemble of guitar, harp, mandolin, and other plucked instruments

Philadelphia’s PYO Music Institute has added a sixth ensemble, Pizzicato Players, to its music offerings for students. The ensemble of musicians from age 12 to 21 will be led...

August 23, 2021

Handel and Haydn Society to perform Beethoven’s Ninth in free concert

On August 27, the Handel and Haydn Society will present a free outdoor performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade...

August 19, 2021