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Pianist Lara Downes and Philadelphia Orchestra to perform music by Florence Price and Billy Strayhorn

“ ‘The stories of Black artists are about hopes and inspirations,’ says pianist Lara Downes, who performs as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra on Thursday, August 4 at Saratoga...

August 1, 2022

Reno Philharmonic Music Director Laura Jackson: pushing boundaries, taking action

“As women continue to gain traction as trailblazers within industries, women in niche markets like orchestra conductors are just beginning to break the glass ceilings,” writes Cheryl Robinson in...

August 1, 2022

Opinion: Roanoke Symphony heads into 70th year in 2022-23 with optimism

“As David Stewart Wiley reflected on his 25th season as conductor and music director of Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, he had a lot to be thankful for—especially for the support...

August 1, 2022

New concertmaster, principal bassoon, and more at Detroit Symphony

“The Detroit Symphony has appointed Robyn Bollinger, noted free-lance and former member of the Boston-based chamber group A Far Cry, to be its next concertmaster,” writes Susan Elliott in...

August 1, 2022

Touring Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra to be subject of BBC film

“A new BBC film will follow the story of the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra which was formed against the backdrop of the war,” writes Naomi Clarke in Friday’s (7/29) Independent...

August 1, 2022

Minnesota Orchestra names Thomas Søndergård music director

“Danish conductor Thomas Søndergård has been chosen as the 11th music director to lead the Minnesota Orchestra in its 120-year history,” writes Ross Raihala in Thursday’s (7/28) St. Paul Pioneer Press...

July 29, 2022

In artistic catalyst role, Daniel Bernard Roumain is helping to transform New Jersey Symphony

“Daniel Bernard Roumain is halfway through his two-year tenure as resident artistic catalyst at the New Jersey Symphony, and his contributions have been revelatory,” writes Courtney Smith in Monday’s...

July 29, 2022

Public school students head to Tanglewood for BSO’s annual Days in the Arts

“As summer season at Tanglewood entered full swing, dozens of Boston Public Schools students boarded a bus and headed west for a day trip,” reports Paris Alston in Tuesday’s...

July 29, 2022

South Carolina Philharmonic leader Rhonda Hunsinger cited in regional “Power List”

“There are different kinds of power in this annual ranking exercise,” write David Clarey and Hannah Wade in Wednesday’s (7/27) Post and Courier (Charleston, SC). “In this list, [we]...

July 29, 2022

New England Philharmonic taps Tianhui Ng as music director

Tianhui Ng, “the first Singaporean music director of the Boston orchestra New England Philharmonic, wants to push for diversity in upcoming concerts,” writes Soon En-Rei in Wednesday’s (7/27) Straits...

July 29, 2022