Category: Media View

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Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival restores full capacity, lifts seating restrictions for summer season

“The Grant Park Music Festival on Monday announced it has removed all seating restrictions for its upcoming season, following the city and state’s lifting of all pandemic restrictions last...

June 15, 2021

How the Hartford Symphony navigated the pandemic—online and in person, with PPP loans

“After 16 months cut off from performing in front of in-person audiences, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra is thinking big again,” writes Frank Rizzo in Monday’s (6/14) Hartford Business Journal...

June 15, 2021

Wisconsin Youth Symphony to build new music center in Madison, opening in 2023

“Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras plans to build a new music center on East Washington Avenue, replacing the current Avenue Club and Bubble Up Bar, which closed during the COVID-19...

June 15, 2021

Students protest planned tuition increase at Juilliard

“The Juilliard School, one of the world’s leading performing arts conservatories, is better known for recitals than picket lines,” writes Colin Moynihan in Friday’s (6/11) New York Times. “But...

June 15, 2021

Colorado Symphony announces in-person 2021-22 season at Boettcher Concert Hall

“Colorado Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2021/22 season,” writes Maggie Donahue in Monday’s (6/14) Colorado Public Radio. “Starting in September, the orchestra will perform 49 live, indoor concerts …...

June 15, 2021

Conductor Grant Llewellyn on post-stroke recovery and gradual return to the podium

“When the conductor Grant Llewellyn had a stroke last summer, it was not a sudden attack … but the impact was no less dramatic” writes Nelli Bird in Friday’s...

June 15, 2021

Tania León’s “Stride” wins Pulitzer Prize in Music

“In February 2020, the New York Philharmonic premiered Tania León’s ‘Stride’ … as part of its Project 19 initiative, for which it commissioned 19 female composers to honor the...

June 14, 2021

Melbourne Symphony selects Jaime Martín as principal conductor, effective January 2022

“Spaniard Jaime Martín will pick up the baton as the next principal conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra after a five-year hunt to fill the position,” writes Kerrie O’Brien...

June 14, 2021

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra to feature six commissions in 2021-22 in-person and virtual season

“The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra’s newly announced 2021-22 season will feature livestreamed and in-person concerts at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 14 SPCO musicians featured as soloists,...

June 14, 2021

Florida Orchestra to partner with Opera Tampa in 2022

“Opera Tampa, the resident company of the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, has announced a partnership with the Florida Orchestra for the 2022 season,” writes...

June 14, 2021