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San Luis Obispo Symphony 2021-22: soloists from the orchestra, pops and classics, film music by Lloyd Webber, Rozsa, Steiner, Weill

California’s San Luis Obispo Symphony will open its 2021-22 season on August 14 with a one-hour, intermissionless pops concert at Sinsheimer Stadium, featuring Concertmaster Emily Lanzone as soloist in...

August 9, 2021

Oregon Symphony adds digital series spotlighting heritage and music of area musicians

The Oregon Symphony has launched “Notations: Personal Journeys Bridging Culture and Music,” a new biweekly digital series featuring five Oregon musicians sharing performances and their personal stories. The musicians...

August 5, 2021

Fort Collins Symphony to perform all six “Brandenburg” concertos outdoors

Colorado’s Fort Collins Symphony will perform all six of Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos on August 21 on the Great Lawn/Everitt Pavilion at the Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins....

August 4, 2021

Following July flash flood, Utah Symphony moves August concert to new venue

The Utah Symphony has relocated an August 14 performance to Hurricane Community Center Park in Hurricane, Utah, approximately 25 miles outside of Zion National Park, where the concert was...

August 3, 2021

Alexandria Symphony’s 2021-22 season: Beethoven’s Ninth, premieres, new films with music

Virginia’s Alexandria Symphony Orchestra will launch its 2021-22 season in October with a pair of concerts featuring the “Benedictus” from Bruckner’s Mass No. 3 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9,...

August 2, 2021

Spartanburg Philharmonic’s 2021-22 season, with five guest conductors

South Carolina’s Spartanburg Philharmonic has announced details of its in-person 2021-22 season, with five programs led by conductors Kayoko Dan, Roger Kalia, Genevieve Leclair, Kelly Corcoran, and John Young...

July 30, 2021

Michigan Philharmonic to perform free “Motor City Movie Magic” concert in Detroit park

On August 5, the Michigan Philharmonic will perform a free concert at the inaugural Detroit Motor City Car Crawl in Detroit’s Campus Martius Park. The “Motor City Movie Magic”...

July 29, 2021

Michelle Cann, Randall Goosby, and Karen Slack to receive 2021 Sphinx Medals of Excellence

The Sphinx Organization has named the three recipients of its 2022 Sphinx Medals of Excellence: pianist Michelle Cann, violinist Randall Goosby, and soprano Karen Slack. The award, which comes...

July 28, 2021

Symphony Tacoma 2021-22: new works by Danielpour and Ludwig, music by Bologne, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Fung, Coleridge-Taylor

Symphony Tacoma’s 2021-22 season, comprising six classical and two holiday concerts, will open on October 23 at the Pantages Theater with Music Director Sarah Ioannides leading Patrice Rushen’s Color...

July 27, 2021

Marlboro Music to purchase Potash Hill, its summer home since 1951

On July 21, Marlboro Music—the chamber music study center and festival in Marlboro, Vermont—announced that it reached an agreement to purchase the Potash Hill campus, formerly owned by Marlboro...

July 26, 2021