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Review: ProMusica returns to the Southern Theatre with Foley, Bach/Assad, Bottesini, Beethoven

“Twenty months…. That’s how long it had been since ProMusica Chamber Orchestra set foot onstage at the Southern Theatre,” writes Lynn Green in Tuesday’s (10/12) Columbus Dispatch (OH). “But...

October 14, 2021

Kennedy Center and IATSE ratify contract through 2023

A headline on The Hub yesterday, about contract negotiations at the Kennedy Center, was incorrect. We regret ​the error. The correct headline is above. The text ​that follows is...

October 14, 2021

Nathalie Stutzmann appointed music director of Atlanta Symphony

“In a historic move, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has named French-born Nathalie Stutzmann as the fifth music director in the orchestra’s history,” states an unsigned article on Thursday’s (10/13)...

October 13, 2021

Musical America’s 2022 awardees: Mitsuko Uchida, Missy Mazzoli, Teddy Abrams, Davóne Tines

“Musical America has named the distinguished pianist and educator Mitsuko Uchida as its 2022 Artist of the Year,” writes Nicholas Beard in Tuesday’s (10/12) Musical America (subscription required). “In...

October 13, 2021

On the intersection of artificial intelligence and Beethoven’s uncompleted Tenth Symphony

“An artificial-intelligence-created realization of Beethoven’s Tenth Symphony called ‘Beethoven X: The AI Project’ … is based on the skimpy sketches he left when he died,” writes Jan Swafford in...

October 13, 2021

Albany Symphony’s season-opening concert, marking 30 years for David Alan Miller

“Sometimes Beethoven just hits the spot. His Symphony No. 3 ‘Eroica’ anchored the Albany Symphony’s season opener on Saturday at the Palace Theatre and its majestic and expansive solidity...

October 13, 2021

Review: New Jersey Symphony launches season with Michael Abels premiere, Roumain, Beethoven

“Since becoming the music director of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in 2016, the dynamic conductor Xian Zhang has worked steadily to reflect diversity and inclusion,” writes Anthony Tommasini...

October 13, 2021

Sphinx Virtuosi’s nine-city tour gets underway

“Even if the Sphinx Virtuosi weren’t a group of gifted artists, bassist Benjamin Harris and violinist Ruben Rengel would still be traveling with them,” writes Zachary Lewis in Monday’s...

October 12, 2021

Billings Symphony, travel restrictions, and the long road to obtaining a U.S. visa for guitarist Rafael Aguirre

“Bringing [Spanish guitarist] Rafael Aguirre to the United States to perform with the Billings Symphony hasn’t been easy,” writes Anna Paige in Friday’s (10/8) Billings Gazette (MT). “It’s been...

October 12, 2021

Symphony Silicon Valley’s new name: Symphony San José

“Symphony Silicon Valley—which is changing its name to Symphony San José, to honor the city where it actually performs—began its 2021–2022 season on Saturday, Oct. 2, with a full...

October 12, 2021