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Midland Symphony gives its first indoor concert since March, days before state issues new order restricting gatherings

“After just a little over a month of being reopened, local entertainment venues are preparing to close [after] the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an epidemic...

November 18, 2020

Johnson City Symphony cancels spring 2021 concerts, with plans to move to virtual platform

“The Johnson City Symphony Orchestra has announced that concerts will not be held in the spring of 2021 due to COVID-19,” writes Murry Lee in Tuesday’s (11/17) WJHL-TV (Johnson...

November 18, 2020

Third report issued by coalition studying musicians and spread of COVID-19 aerosols

“The National Federation of State High School Associations, the College Band Directors National Association, and a coalition of more than 125 performing arts organizations,” including the League of American...

November 18, 2020

Baltimore Symphony appoints James Conlon as artistic advisor, effective in 2021-22

“The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed LA Opera Music Director James Conlon as the BSO’s artistic advisor, beginning in September 2021,” writes Marcus Dieterle in Tuesday’s (11/17) Baltimore Fishbowl....

November 18, 2020

Julia Bullock’s creative, empathetic approach to curating orchestral programs

“In February, Julia Bullock stood on stage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, excavating the depths of her soul [in] Benjamin Britten’s Les Illuminations, based on Rimbaud’s poems...

November 18, 2020

Review: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Gonzalez-Granados and soloist Branford Marsalis in Dvořák, Glazunov, Villa-Lobos

“Could the Philadelphia Orchestra have handed [Conducting Fellow] Lina Gonzalez-Granados a more challenging program?” writes Peter Dobrin in Friday’s (11/13) Philadelphia Inquirer. “In this week’s online production … all...

November 18, 2020

Tulsa Symphony creates videos to help area music students prepare for auditions

“The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra has launched a series of online videos designed to help eighth- and ninth-grade music students in the Tulsa region prepare for auditions,” writes James D....

November 17, 2020

Dallas Symphony adjusts December-March programming due to pandemic

“With coronavirus infections surging again, and no end to the pandemic in sight, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has released revised programming for December through March 2021,” writes Scott Cantrell...

November 17, 2020

Tim Robinson named interim executive director of Las Vegas Philharmonic

“The Las Vegas Philharmonic has named an interim executive director to fill in following the departure of Lacey Huszcza, who’s leaving to fill that role with the Richmond Symphony...

November 17, 2020

Review: Terre Haute Symphony’s chamber concert of Bach, Handel, Mozart, Haydn

“Thanks largely to the coronavirus pandemic, disrupted work, education, health care, the economy, relationships, social and political strife … we could all use a moment, a brief respite,” writes...

November 17, 2020