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Louisiana Philharmonic’s 2022-23 season: John Williams tribute, Mahler, Big Freedia, Lost Bayou Ramblers

“The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2022-2023 season is set to launch next month, and this year everybody’s favorite local orchestra is set to expand their, and your, horizons even more,...

August 3, 2022

Rhode Island Philharmonic names Tania Miller as interim principal conductor for 2022-23 season

“Canadian conductor Tania Miller will become interim principal conductor for the Rhode Island (RI) Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School, effective immediately,” reads an unsigned article in Tuesday’s (8/2) Violin Channel. “She will succeed Bramwell Tovey,...

August 3, 2022

Finland’s Santtu-Matias Rouvali, on concert podiums and at home on the farm

Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali’s garden in Finland is “just a blip in the scale of Rouvali’s … farm … on over 34 acres,” writes Joshua Barone in Sunday’s (7/31) New...

August 3, 2022

Pittsburgh Symphony to perform with Sting in January 2023

“When legendary British singer Sting visits Pittsburgh, he’ll be playing with local talent,” writes Jeremy Reynolds in Tuesday’s (8/2) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. “For two nights in January, the 9th and...

August 3, 2022

Obituary: William Hudson, longtime Fairfax Symphony music director, 89

“William Hudson, a pianist and conductor who led the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra for 36 years, establishing it as a leading regional orchestra in the capital area, died July 12...

August 3, 2022

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas’ 2022-23: expanded concert calendar, mix of new works and standard rep, recording, jazz “Battle of the Bands”

“There are four newsworthy headlines in the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas 2022-23 season announcement,” writes Becca Martin-Brown in Sunday’s (7/31) Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock). “There will be six mainstage...

August 2, 2022

OKC Philharmonic’s Alexander Mickelthwate named city’s “Face of Music” in regional magazine

OKC Philharmonic Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate is featured as “the Face of Music” in Oklahoma City in the August issue of 405 Magazine (Oklahoma), as part of the magazine’s...

August 2, 2022

Dallas County’s Arts Community Alliance, supporting area groups in the return of live performances

“Terry Loftis’ calendar is full of arts events for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic … a welcome change for TACA’s President and Executive Director,”...

August 2, 2022

Charlotte Symphony’s new VP of development: Shayne Doty

“The Charlotte Symphony has hired Shayne Doty as vice president of development beginning Aug. 1,” states an unsigned article in Thursday’s (7/28) Business Today (Cornelius, NC). “Doty will lead...

August 2, 2022

MusicAeterna conductor Teodor Currentzis to launch touring international orchestra

“The conductor Teodor Currentzis, who has faced scrutiny since the start of the war in Ukraine because of his ties to a state-owned bank in Russia, announced on Monday...

August 2, 2022