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Seattle Opera’s Naomi André, expanding diversity efforts in city’s arts community

“Seattle Opera may have the country’s only opera scholar in residence, helping make the art form more diverse and relevant,” writes Gemma Alexander in Wednesday’s (2/12) Seattle Times. André...

February 18, 2020

Nashville Symphony to debut Julia Wolfe’s “Her Story” in 2020-21, plus classics and contemporary scores

“Local favorites, cinematic powerhouses and a women’s suffrage centennial celebration lead a star-studded 2020-2021 lineup from the Nashville Symphony,” writes Matthew Leimkuehler in Wednesday’s (2/12) Tennessean. “The 74th season...

February 14, 2020

National Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 season: new music, Beethoven, and more

“First and foremost,” the Kennedy Center’s 2020-2021 season “marks the 90th anniversary of the founding of the National Symphony Orchestra,” writes Charles T. Downey in Tuesday’s (2/11) Washington Classical...

February 14, 2020

Mélisse Brunet named music director of Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic

“On Friday the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s local audience will hear Broadway vocalists … paying tribute to Aretha Franklin and her music—from ‘Respect’ to ‘Nessun Dorma’ to several surprises—as the...

February 14, 2020

Philly Pops appoints David Charles Abell as music director

“David Charles Abell is the Philly Pops’ new music director,” writes Peter Dobrin in Thursday’s (2/13) Philadelphia Inquirer. “Abell made his Philly Pops debut in 2013 and was named...

February 14, 2020

Review: Virgil Thomson’s “The Mother of Us All,” with NYPhil instrumentalists, Juilliard singers, at the Met Museum

“The Mother of Us All was Susan B. Anthony, the leader of the fight for women’s suffrage in the United States,” writes John Rockwell in Tuesday’s (2/11) Financial Times...

February 14, 2020

Gauging the impact of coronavirus epidemic on arts economy in China, and worldwide

“As China struggles to get the coronavirus epidemic under control, the country is essentially closed for business to the global arts economy, exposing the sector to deep financial uncertainty,”...

February 13, 2020

Baltimore Symphony adopts five-year strategic plan; specifics to follow

“The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announced Tuesday that its board of directors has adopted a five-year master plan aimed at fixing longstanding financial problems,” writes Mary Carole McCauley in Tuesday’s...

February 13, 2020

Pittsburgh Symphony announces 125th season, plus partnerships with multiple city groups in 2020-21

“Orchestras around the country are promising to connect more with local communities to increase their cultural value. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is delivering on that promise,” writes Jeremy Reynolds...

February 13, 2020

Grand Teton Music Festival names interim executive director: Simon Woods

“On Wednesday former LA Philharmonic CEO Simon Woods was named Interim Executive Director of the Grand Teton Music Festival, beginning later this month,” writes Laurie Niles in Wednesday’s (2/12)...

February 13, 2020