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L.A. Phil’s new videos at Hollywood Bowl capture the current moment

“At nine-thirty on the morning of August 1st, thirty-eight members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic gathered onstage at the Hollywood Bowl, in the Hollywood Hills, to play the final...

September 23, 2020

As part of new streaming series, Louisville Orchestra to premiere work paying tribute to Breonna Taylor

“In response to the pandemic, the Louisville Orchestra and Music Director Teddy Abrams announced the new Louisville Orchestra Virtual Edition (LOVE),” reads an unsigned article in Thursday’s (9/17) Spectrum...

September 23, 2020

A look at three summer 2020 music camps that moved online

“Summer music camps in the United States were hit fast and hard by the economic realities of the virus this spring,” writes Linda Holt in Monday’s (9/21) Bachtrack.com (U.K.)....

September 23, 2020

Van Cliburn International Piano Competition postponed from 2021 to 2022

“Officials with the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition announced Tuesday the renowned event that draws visitors from all over the world to Fort Worth has been postponed” from May-June...

September 23, 2020

Investigation finds violinist’s claims of sexual abuse at Curtis to be credible; institutional changes planned

“A months-long investigation by the law firm Cozen O’Connor into ‘horrifying accounts of rape and repeated sexual abuse’ from violinist Lara St. John while she was a student at...

September 23, 2020

Baltimore-based pianists convert vehicle into roving Concert Truck

“You needn’t visit a gallery or head to a concert hall to experience great art in Baltimore,” writes Sameer Rao in Sunday’s (9/20) Baltimore Sun. “Quite a bit of...

September 23, 2020

Review: Utah Symphony opens season at Abravanel Hall, with masks

“The Utah Symphony opened its 2020-21 season on time Thursday night, ending a six-month intermission,” writes Catherine Reese Newton in Saturday’s (9/19) Classical Review. “The Abravanel Hall stage was...

September 22, 2020

St. Louis Symphony, “On the Go” at healthcare facilities, senior centers, libraries, parks

“The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra can’t give concerts in Powell Symphony Hall due to coronavirus restrictions, so musicians are taking performances straight to patrons—even to their homes,” writes Jim...

September 22, 2020

With 2020-21 season postponed to 2021-22, Pacific Symphony reworks current activities

Since the Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, California closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, “ ‘It just feels like something’s missing,’ ” said Pacific Symphony board...

September 22, 2020

Erie Philharmonic musicians gather to record first concert of virtual season

“Erie Philharmonic guest Concertmaster Emily Cornelius had a simple description of what it was like to perform together this weekend for the first time since March,” writes Valerie Myers...

September 22, 2020