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Dayton Philharmonic to join opera and ballet for virtual park performance, Sept. 12

The Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera, and Dayton Ballet—the constituent organizations of Ohio’s Dayton Performing Arts Alliance—will perform in a virtual event on September 12 entitled “A Celebration from Carillon...

September 11, 2020

Ann Arbor Symphony moves fall programs online; music director search extended to 2021-22

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra will perform an online streamed series of concerts at Kerrytown Concert House in Ann Arbor, Michigan beginning on September 26, following the suspension of...

September 10, 2020

National Symphony to perform concerts throughout D.C. area honoring COVID-19 workers and others

Beginning on September 9, National Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform in more than 30 live-music events for healthcare and other frontline workers during the pandemic. The September-November concerts are...

September 9, 2020

Oregon Bach Festival commissions Danielpour score for Simone Dinnerstein, commemorating those affected by pandemic

The Oregon Bach Festival has commissioned Richard Danielpour to compose a set of fifteen miniatures, titled An American Mosaic, for pianist Simone Dinnerstein. The miniatures will be premiered virtually...

September 8, 2020

New five-year contract for musicians at Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have agreed on a new five-year contract, to begin on September 7, 2020. The contract is the organization’s first long-term agreement with...

August 28, 2020

Owensboro Symphony replaces 2020-21 season with new slate of smaller programs, some outdoors

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra in Kentucky announced that it has postponed its originally planned 2020-21 concerts one year, to the 2021-22 season. Instead, the orchestra will offer small ensembles...

August 28, 2020

Happy Labor Day!

The Hub will take a brief hiatus from August 31 to September 4. We will be back in full swing on Tuesday, September 8, after the Labor Day holiday.

August 28, 2020

Grand Rapids Symphony to stream fall 2020 programs

The Grand Rapids Symphony and Music Director Marcelo Lehninger have announced that the orchestra will re-unite for the first time since March to perform six virtual programs this fall....

August 27, 2020

Recordings news, August 2020

BMOP/sound, the in-house record label of Boston Modern Orchestra Project, has released several new recordings, including one of works by Eric Nathan and another of works by Harold Shapero,...

August 26, 2020

Evansville Philharmonic and Roger Kalia to open fall season with live program, performed three times

Indiana’s Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra will open its 2020-21 season with a concert entitled “Visionaries Re-Imagined” at the 1,950-seat Victory Theatre in Evansville. Because of mandates limiting attendance to 250...

August 25, 2020