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Play On Philly’s Stanford Thompson and violinist Ray Chen to livestream talk on the role of today’s classical musicians, June 3

On June 3 at 4 p.m. ET, violinist Ray Chen and Play On Philly founder and trumpeter Stanford Thompson will conduct a free livestreamed conversation at Chen’s YouTube page....

June 3, 2020

New York Philharmonic’s Anthony McGill posts protest performance, following the death of George Floyd

Anthony McGill, principal clarinet at the New York Philharmonic and a member of the board of the League of American Orchestras, has posted a music video to protest the...

June 1, 2020

Virtual performance of Julius Eastman’s “Stay On It,” June 1

Five U.S. arts organizations—Castle of our Skins, Challenge the Stats, Contemporaneous, Kyle Marshall Choreography, and The Dream Unfinished—have created an online orchestra for a virtual performance of Julius Eastman’s...

May 29, 2020

New Haven Symphony’s weekly “NHSO At Home” livestreams, plus songwriting contest

On May 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET, the New Haven Symphony Orchestra will host a live watch party at its website featuring Concertmaster David Southorn performing a mini-recital and...

May 28, 2020

Baltimore Symphony to rebroadcast and stream previous classics-plus-pop-music concerts, May 27-July 1

On May 27 at 7 p.m., the first of six Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concerts previously performed on its BSO Pulse series at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall will be rebroadcast and...

May 27, 2020

Gabriel Cabezas to perform new cello works, with video direction, May 27

On May 27 at 7 p.m. ET, the Kaufman Music Center in New York City will live-stream a recital by cellist Gabriel Cabezas, in his home, performing mostly contemporary...

May 26, 2020

Conductor Donato Cabrera, online and on-air for California Symphony and Las Vegas Philharmonic, and more

On May 24, California Symphony Music Director Donato Cabrera will host an online event featuring solo violinist Alexi Kenney, who will perform from his home in Palo Alto and...

May 22, 2020

Princeton Symphony’s May 31 free music-and-conversation event with musicians and executive director

On May 31 at 4 p.m. ET, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra in New Jersey will present “At Home with the PSO: A Visit with Rossen Milanov and Friends,” a...

May 21, 2020

Olympia Symphony releases “Pomp and Circumstance” video for virtual graduation ceremonies

The Olympia Symphony Orchestra in Washington State has released a recording of Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance to be used in virtual high-school and college graduation ceremonies for the class...

May 20, 2020

Yakima Symphony to host virtual season finale, May 30

On May 30, Yakima Symphony Orchestra Music Director Lawrence Golan will host a virtual, interactive season finale from his home in the form of a free Zoom meeting for...

May 20, 2020