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Boston Symphony Orchestra offers streamed performances and video podcast in new “BSONOW” series

“Gearing up for a season like no other, the Boston Symphony Orchestra is hoping would-be concertgoers will migrate online for a series of newly recorded performances by the BSO...

October 29, 2020

Symphony of Southeast Texas returns with in-person audience: “Cirque Spooktacular”

“For the first time this concert season, the Symphony of Southeast Texas performed its Cirque Spooktacular on Saturday in front of a live audience at the Beaumont Civic Center,”...

October 29, 2020

Seattle Chamber Music Society reports positive feedback from virtual summer festival

“As the pandemic continues and live concerts are all but impossible, classical music organizations have moved their seasons online—with widely varying paywalls and content,” writes Melinda Bargreen in Monday’s...

October 29, 2020

Newport Symphony cellists perform Handel for animals at Oregon Coast Aquarium

Newport Symphony Orchestra cellist Adrienne Welsh believes “every aquarium should have a resident cellist,” writes Matthew Denis writes in Friday’s (10/23) Register-Guard (Eugene, OR). “After performances by Welsh and...

October 29, 2020

Review: Symphony Tacoma’s multi-platform virtual concerts

“Symphony Tacoma has hit the pandemic ground running with a 2020/21 season that blends previous recordings with new video slideshows, chamber music recordings with ballet, Facebook live artist talks,...

October 29, 2020

Coronavirus cases rise in Italy, forcing closure of Milan’s La Scala and Naples’ San Carlo theaters

“The number of performers at Milan’s famed La Scala opera house who have tested positive for the coronavirus has risen to 21, even as the theater was forced to...

October 29, 2020

Stockton Symphony pop-up concerts at winery, outside patrons’ homes

“The Stockton Symphony has not been allowed to perform inside its home, San Joaquin Delta College’s Atherton Auditorium, since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March,” writes Bob Highfill in...

October 28, 2020

Dallas Symphony and Dallas Black Dance Theatre to honor lives lost to racial violence and injustice

“The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Black Dance Theatre are teaming up for a special performance to honor those who have lost their lives to racial violence and injustice,” writes...

October 28, 2020

Byron Stripling, leading the way with pops at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

“A heralded trumpet virtuoso who has played with jazz legends … appeared on many recordings … and has been known to sing and scat in rehearsals to get his...

October 28, 2020

Boston’s Berklee College of Music names Erica Muhl president

“The Berklee College of Music has chosen Erica Muhl to serve as the school’s next president, making her the first woman to lead the institution in its 75-year history,...

October 28, 2020