Category: Media View

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Allentown Symphony postpones remainder of 2020 season to 2021

“The Allentown Symphony Association has extended its cancelation and/or postponement of in-person events at Miller Symphony Hall through the end of 2020,” reads an unsigned article in Wednesday’s (9/16)...

September 18, 2020

Residency, visa, and pandemic issues put OKC Philharmonic violinist in limbo

“A native of Colombia, Oklahoma City violinist Angelica Pereira has become entangled in immigration issues complicated by the coronavirus pandemic,” writes Brandy McDonnell in Sunday’s (9/13) Daily Oklahoman. “Her...

September 18, 2020

Celebrating the impact and value of arts in education

“September 13 through 19 is National Arts in Education Week, a nationwide celebration recognizing the transformative power of the arts in education,” writes Keith Martin in Monday’s (9/14) Charlotte...

September 18, 2020

Obituary: Ann Getty, arts and orchestra philanthropist, 79

“Ann Getty, a leading San Francisco philanthropist devoted to the arts and sciences, died Monday, Sept. 14, of a heart attack suffered during a family dinner Sunday night at...

September 18, 2020

Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles to be focus of Disney biopic

“Disney’s live-action team is in early development on a movie for Disney+ about the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles and its founder, artistic director and longtime conductor...

September 17, 2020

Lubbock Symphony delays start of season to January 2021

“For over 75 years the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra has brought musicians from all over Lubbock together,” writes Grace Morris in Tuesday’s (9/15) EverythingLubbock.com (Lubbock, TX). “This year, because of...

September 17, 2020

Akron Symphony musicians performing in museums, schools, the zoo, and more

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, a historic house museum in Akron, Ohio, “is partnering with the Akron Symphony Orchestra during the orchestra’s Interlude Season with a Sept. 19 performance by the...

September 17, 2020

Confronting racism in classical music

“Since nationwide protests over police violence erupted, in May and June, American culture has been engaged in an examination, however nominal, of its relationship with racism,” writes Alex Ross...

September 17, 2020

Underway in Paris, a new conducting competition for women: “La Maestra”

“Only about six percent of the world’s professional classical music orchestras are headed by women,” writes Lisa Bryant in Thursday’s (9/17) Voice of America. “But in France, there is...

September 17, 2020

Soprano Anna Netrebko hospitalized with COVID-19 after Bolshoi performances

“Anna Netrebko, the star Russian soprano, is in the hospital with pneumonia caused by the coronavirus, she said in an Instagram post on Thursday,” writes Alex Marshall in Thursday’s...

September 17, 2020