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Yakima Symphony cancels Dec./Jan. concerts, plans to expand streamed music options

“The Yakima Symphony Orchestra has canceled its December and January concerts, which, like all live music, are not permitted until the fourth and final phase of the state’s Safe...

November 13, 2020

In NYC, long-running People’s Symphony Concerts migrates online, with new resident artist

“The People’s Symphony Concerts has long been known for the rare combination of bargain-basement ticket prices and high-quality performances,” writes Nicholas Beard in Tuesday’s (11/10) Musical America (subscription required)....

November 13, 2020

Review: San Francisco Symphony launches camera-ready digital season, including Muhly world premiere

“Perhaps the most striking thing about ‘Throughline,’ the San Francisco Symphony’s first attempt at native digital programming, is how much artistic and institutional material it packs into a small...

November 13, 2020

Obituary: Elizabeth Parrish Glendinning, former Philadelphia Orchestra P.R. director, 91

“Elizabeth Parrish Glendinning, 91, former public relations director for the Philadelphia Orchestra and a dedicated volunteer, died Saturday, Oct. 31, of complications from a prior stroke,” writes Bonnie Cook...

November 13, 2020

Tucson Symphony’s “Up Close” season, streamed on Vimeo

“About 250 people tuned in when the concert streamed on the Tucson Symphony Orchestra’s Up Close season Digital Stage Oct. 16,” writes Cathalena Burch in Monday’s (11/9) Arizona Daily...

November 12, 2020

Oregon Symphony cancels in-person concerts through summer 2021, due to pandemic

“The Oregon Symphony has canceled all in-person concerts through next summer,” writes Shannon Gormley in Wednesday’s (11/11) Willamette Week (Oregon). “In July, the symphony called off all of its...

November 12, 2020

Dallas Symphony to perform pop-up shows from traveling Concert Truck

“If audiences can’t go to Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts this holiday season, the orchestra will haul the concerts to them,” writes Stephanie Allmon Merry in Tuesday’s (11/10) Dallas Culture...

November 12, 2020

Financial impact of pandemic at Chicago Symphony Orchestra

“The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association announced a $4.4 million operating deficit for the fiscal year 2020 at its annual meeting, held online Nov. 10,” writes Howard Reich in Tuesday’s...

November 12, 2020

Atlanta Symphony and Robert Spano begin live 2020-21 season with streamed program of Baroque works

“When the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra gave its last performances in March, no one had any idea when normal life or live concerts would resume,” writes Summer Evans in Tuesday’s...

November 12, 2020

East Texas Symphony Orchestra postpones 2020-21 season to 2021-22, due to pandemic

“The East Texas Symphony Orchestra has postponed its 2020-21 season of subscription concerts due to the ongoing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic,” writes Giselle Chavez in Tuesday’s (11/10) CBS19 (Tyler, TX). “The series,...

November 12, 2020