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Illinois Philharmonic to perform two in-person strings concerts

The Illinois Philharmonic will perform music for strings by Ruth Crawford Seeger and Arnold Schoenberg in two one-hour concerts on March 21 at Ozinga Chapel at Trinity Christian College...

March 19, 2021

Seattle Symphony dedicates “Celebrate Asia” concert to victims of violence and hate crimes

The Seattle Symphony is dedicating its March 18 “Celebrate Asia” concert to Daoyou Feng, Pak Ho, Paul Andre Michels, Vicha Ratanapakdee, Xiaojie Yan, and Delaina Ashley Yuan, six of...

March 18, 2021

Annapolis Symphony’s strings-focused virtual concert to feature Pierné, Price, Shostakovich, Suk

Maryland’s Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform its fourth virtual Masterworks concert of the season on March 20 from Maryland Hall, led by Music Director José-Luis Novo. Repertoire will include...

March 17, 2021

Santa Fe Symphony adds web-based streaming channel

The Santa Fe Symphony in New Mexico has launched a new multimedia channel, Santa Fe Symphony TV, on its website, which will host all virtual content going forward. The...

March 16, 2021

New York Philharmonic adds streamed concert of Mary Lou Williams, William Grant Still, Copland, and Ives

The New York Philharmonic has added a second newly recorded concert to its on-demand streaming service NYPhil+, conducted by Tito Muñoz, with pianist Aaron Diehl. Diehl serves as soloist...

March 15, 2021

Elkhart County Symphony and Third Coast Percussion partner for free live-streamed concert

On March 13 at 7 p.m., Indiana’s Elkhart County Symphony will perform its inaugural online concert with guest quartet Third Coast Percussion. In addition to being the orchestra’s first...

March 12, 2021

Virtual youth-orchestra concerts to feature world premieres

On March 13, the Portland Youth Philharmonic and Metropolitan Youth Symphony, both based in Portland, Oregon, will partner with the New Jersey Youth Symphony to perform virtual premieres of...

March 11, 2021

Live-streamed discussion of new book about Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony

On March 10, the Vanderbilt Blair School of Music and the National Museum of African American Music will host a virtual book launch and panel discussion of musicologist Douglas...

March 10, 2021

Saxophonist Steven Banks in live-streamed concert of new works, including his own “Come as You Are”

On March 10, Young Concert Artists will live-stream a concert from New York City’s Merkin Hall by Steven Banks, the first classical saxophonist on its roster. The program—featuring Banks,...

March 9, 2021

Lubbock Symphony to perform in-person chamber concert featuring contemporary music

The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in Texas will present an in-person chamber concert on March 9 featuring the work of Lubbock-based composers Jennifer Jolley and Peter Fischer. The concert at...

March 8, 2021