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Sphinx Organization names recipients of 2021 Medals of Excellence

The Sphinx Organization has announced that conductor Lina González-Granados, composer Carlos Simon, and oboist Titus Underwood are the three recipients of this year’s Sphinx Medals of Excellence. Each recipient...

July 29, 2020

Philadelphia Orchestra launches monthly livestreamed discussions of racial justice and creative equity

On June 6, the Philadelphia Orchestra hosted HearTOGETHER: A Healing Conversation in Music and Words, following the May 25 killing of George Floyd and in solidarity with the Black...

July 28, 2020

Allentown Symphony to offer four sessions of online composer workshops

Pennsylvania’s Allentown Symphony Orchestra will offer a series of online composer workshops beginning July 28 and continuing on August 4, 11, and 13. Chris Rogerson, the orchestra’s composer in...

July 27, 2020

Orlando Philharmonic to perform four virtual chamber concerts in August

Florida’s Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will offer four live, virtual concerts in August, curated by Concertmaster Rimma Bergeron-Langlois together with Music Director Eric Jacobsen, as part of a celebration of...

July 24, 2020

St. Louis Symphony’s digital “Songs of America,” videos featuring city in music and images

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has launched “Songs of America,” a collection of video performances that celebrate the breadth of voices in American music, framed against St. Louis landmarks....

July 23, 2020

Classical Movements’ outdoor “Sounds of Hope and Harmony” concerts, July 25-Oct. 4

The concert tour company Classical Movements, based in Alexandria, Virginia, will present eighteen intimate, socially-distanced concerts and recitals from late July through early October at the Secret Garden of...

July 22, 2020

South Dakota Symphony announces “Reimagined” 2020-21 season

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra announced that its 2020-21 season, entitled “2020-21 Reimagined,” will begin on October 3 with a program of all six Bach Brandenburg Concertos, led by...

July 21, 2020

Free webinars on equity, inclusion, and representation co-hosted by New York Youth Symphony and New Jersey Youth Symphony

The New York Youth Symphony and the New Jersey Youth Symphony are co-hosting six weeks of free webinars from July 15 to August 12. The one-hour conversations on Wednesdays,...

July 20, 2020

Modesto Symphony to inaugurate virtual recital series on July 22

On July 22 at 7 p.m., California’s Modesto Symphony Orchestra will present its first virtual recital, featuring MSO pianist John Hillebrandt and hosted by Associate Conductor Ryan Murray. The...

July 17, 2020

El Paso Symphony Orchestra broadcasts radio concerts, with musician interviews

Recent performances by the El Paso Symphony Orchestra in Texas are being broadcast on Thursday evenings through August 6 on El Paso-based radio station KTEP 88.5 FM. The series...

July 17, 2020