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Review: Bangor Symphony premieres Moya concerto themed to Venezuelan art installations by Cruz-Diez

“Emotions ran high Sunday afternoon … as the full Bangor Symphony Orchestra performed together for the first time in nearly two years,” writes Judy Harrison in Friday’s (10/15) Bangor Daily...

October 18, 2021

Classical performances are back, but U.S. visa backlogs remain

“When the Seattle Symphony finally performed before a full audience last month for the first time in a year and half, something was missing: its music director, the Danish...

October 15, 2021

Michael Morgan memorial set for Oct. 19, with multiple performers

“On August 20, the Bay Area and the world learned of the death, at age 61, of Michael Morgan, one of the most visionary conductors of our time and...

October 15, 2021

Cleveland Orchestra and Welser-Möst head back to Severance, with Prokofiev, Strauss, Tower

“The Cleveland Orchestra has returned home to Severance, prepared to put on its first performance at the historic Euclid Avenue venue in more than 18 months,” writes Anne Nickoloff...

October 15, 2021

Conductor Jason Ikeem Rodgers, working to build musical bridges

“Not many dudes these days think Ludwig van Beethoven’s their dude,” writes Jonathan Shipley in Wednesday’s (10/13) ArtsATL (Atlanta), in a profile of “Jason Ikeem Rodgers, founder and music...

October 15, 2021

Duluth Superior Symphony’s full-orchestra homecoming

“They’re back! The key word was ‘welcome’ as the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra musicians and Music Director Dirk Meyer took the stage at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Auditorium,”...

October 15, 2021

New three-year musicians contract at Colorado Springs Philharmonic

“After about a year since their last performance, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic and the Pikes Peak Musicians Association struck a new three-year contract that will bring professional orchestral music...

October 14, 2021

Multiple roles for Arkansas Symphony Artistic Director Geoff Robson

“He may often wear a tuxedo in public, but make no mistake: Geoff Robson works with his hands,” writes Jenny Boulden in Sunday’s (10/10) Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock). “Those...

October 14, 2021

St. Louis Symphony to establish endowment fund, perform concert in honor of late classical critic Sarah Bryan Miller

“The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has announced the establishment of the Sarah Bryan Miller Fund in honor of the late Post-Dispatch classical music critic,” writes Daniel Durchholz in Tuesday’s...

October 14, 2021

Teatro Comunale di Bologna’s next music director: Oksana Lyniv, first woman to hold position at Italian opera company

“The Teatro Comunale di Bologna will make history by naming Oksana Lyniv as the first female music director for an Italian opera company,” writes Francisco Salazar in Tuesday’s (10/12)...

October 14, 2021