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Atlanta Symphony launches Spano Fund for New Music, supporting commissions by living composers

“While Beethoven and Brahms … receive a fair share of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s attention each season, music director Robert Spano and the rest of the artistic staff have...

November 10, 2021

Iowa’s Muscatine Symphony set for world premiere of Perttu’s “Nimue and Her Fairies”

“Winter will be filled with music, thanks to three upcoming concerts hosted by the Muscatine Symphony Orchestra,” writes Andrea Grubaugh in Saturday’s (11/6) Muscatine Journal (IA). “The music starts...

November 10, 2021

Elgin Symphony 2021-22 season, led by guest conductors

“The Elgin Symphony Orchestra has embarked on a search for a new music director following the departure of Andrew Grams, who led his final concert in August after an...

November 10, 2021

Indianapolis Symphony adds AI-based security system at Hilbert Circle Theatre

“Indiana’s largest arts organization has partnered with a security company to install new artificial intelligence-based security screening technology at a theater in Indianapolis,” reads an unsigned article in Tuesday’s...

November 10, 2021

New York City’s Little Orchestra Society names Anthony C. Ball executive director

“The Little Orchestra Society (L.O.S.) has promoted its director of education and recent associate director to the top administrative post,” writes Nicholas Beard in Tuesday’s (11/9) Musical America (subscription...

November 10, 2021

NYC arts groups welcome return of international tourists, with U.S. border restrictions eased

“Few sectors of New York City’s economy lean more heavily on foreign tourists for revenue than the arts, and, as international travel to the United States restarts Monday, the...

November 10, 2021

San Diego Symphony’s winter/spring “Hear Us Here” concerts at 10 different venues

“Between its Jan. 15 opening concert at downtown’s San Diego Civic Theatre and its May 27 bayside conclusion at the Rady Shell at Jacobs Park, the orchestra will perform...

November 9, 2021

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and musicians agree on contract, with flexible work rules

“The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s new labor contract with its musicians announced on Friday is historic on several levels,” writes Janelle Gelfand in (11/6) Cincinnati Business Courier. “ ‘We’ve been...

November 9, 2021

Danish String Quartet on how Beethoven speaks to us today

“In March 2020, the Danish String Quartet[performed] all 16 of [Beethoven’s] string quartets at New York City’s Lincoln Center. They were slated to repeat the feat in Minnesota that...

November 9, 2021

Jackson Symphony to offer women’s groups free/half-price tickets for concert featuring music by women composers

“The Jackson Symphony Orchestra is hoping to ‘pack the house’ to celebrate a pair of female composers … Nov. 13,” writes Chloe Miller in Sunday’s (11/7) Jackson Citizen Patriot...

November 9, 2021