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Richmond Symphony to offer live-stream and in-person options for concerts

On Saturday, October 17, Virginia’s Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform an in-person concert that will also be live-streamed. The concert will be led by Valentina Peleggi, hired in April...

October 15, 2020

Mobile Symphony to open season at Saenger Theatre with string program, for reduced audience

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra will open its 2020-21 season at the Saenger Theatre in Mobile, Alabama on October 17 with a one-hour all-strings program featuring Barber’s Adagio for Strings, Mozart’s...

October 14, 2020

South Carolina Philharmonic to perform chamber concerts at hangar, museum, gardens, parks

On October 14, a string quartet from the South Carolina Philharmonic will perform at the Hunter-Gatherer Brewery in a hangar at Jim Hamilton-Owens Field Airport in Columbia, South Carolina....

October 13, 2020

Princeton Symphony to film “Fanfare for the Common Man” in downtown Princeton, NJ

On October 12, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra will head to Princeton, New Jersey’s Palmer Square to shoot a film of Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man featuring its brass...

October 9, 2020

Binghamton Philharmonic to perform “Social Gathering Concerts”

The Binghamton Philharmonic will launch the first of two “Social Gathering Concerts” with a chamber program on October 24 featuring Concertmaster Uli Speth and Principal Piano Tomoko Kanamaru, at...

October 8, 2020

Midori in residence at New York Youth Symphony, Oct. 11-24

The New York Youth Symphony has announced that violinist Midori will be in residence, virtually, with the orchestra from October 11 to 24, as part of Midori’s long-running Orchestra...

October 7, 2020

Winston-Salem Symphony to present music/comedy fundraiser, live and virtually

On October 8, North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Symphony will present a fundraising event entitled LimonCello, featuring orchestra musicians and the cello/double bass comedy duo Low & Lower. Low & Lower...

October 6, 2020

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas opens hybrid virtual/in-person 2020-21 season

With concerts at the Walton Arts Center postponed during the pandemic, the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is planning a hybrid season of small-scale outdoor performances and virtual and livestreamed concerts....

October 5, 2020

Canton Symphony moves online with music-theory series, resources for music teachers, historical timeline

With most live performances on hold, staff of Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra have added several remote programs during the pandemic, including a six-part video series about music theory at...

October 2, 2020

Toronto Symphony musicians to perform three drive-in concerts in October

Approximately 20 Toronto Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform live at the outdoor concert and entertainment venue CityView Drive-In beginning on October 7, in what the orchestra says is the...

October 1, 2020