Category: Media View

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Annapolis Symphony makes its first-ever overseas tour: Madrid, Zaragoza, Valencia, Granada

“ ‘Magnifico’ … That’s how one Spanish music critic described the Annapolis Symphony’s debut performance in Madrid last week, when the orchestra launched a four-city tour of the Iberian...

July 19, 2022

Wichita Symphony’s Symphony 360 “in the round” series returns

“The pandemic, with its restrictions for indoor audiences, gave birth to several innovations for the Wichita Symphony Orchestra during the past year,” writes David Burke in Sunday’s (7/17) Wichita...

July 19, 2022

Time for Three and San Francisco Symphony in new “Contact” concerto

“Live music has returned to the San Francisco Symphony. Time for Three, a band performing with the symphony this week, is making waves through their notes by … sharing...

July 19, 2022

Canada’s Windsor Symphony, connecting with audiences live and digitally

“The Windsor Symphony Orchestra used a $213,900 government grant to purchase video equipment and hire video technicians, which allowed it to complete two concert seasons that were fully virtual...

July 19, 2022

Soprano Angel Blue withdraws from performances in Italy’s Arena di Verona to protest venue’s “blackface” makeup

“A leading American soprano, Angel Blue, announced this week that she was withdrawing from her planned debut at the Arena di Verona in Italy to protest its use of...

July 19, 2022

Bravo! Vail Music Festival marks 35 years

“The Bravo! Vail Music Festival has been a fixture in the valley for 35 summers, growing from a small collection of chamber music performances to become one of the...

July 18, 2022

Four conductors named as LA Phil’s 2022-23 Dudamel Fellows

“The newest class of Dudamel Fellows at the Los Angeles Philharmonic” was announced on Monday, writes Peter Feher in Tuesday’s (7/12) San Francisco Classical Voice. “The orchestra’s program for...

July 18, 2022

Arizona Commission on the Arts gets major increase in funding from state legislature

“The Arizona Commission on the Arts has received a one-time appropriation of $5 million in the $18 billion state budget for 2023-2024,” writes Sofia Krusmark in Wednesday’s (7/13) Arizona...

July 18, 2022

Glasgow’s Musicians in Exile Orchestra helps refugees rebuild their lives

“When Angaddeep Singh Vig arrived in Glasgow from India as an 18-year-old asylum seeker in January 2020, without any of his beloved musical instruments, he remembers feeling like ‘a...

July 18, 2022

Review: Chicago Symphony’s first 2022 concert at Ravinia, following mass shooting in Highland Park

“Eleven days had passed since a shooter opened fire on a July 4 parade in downtown Highland Park,” writes Hannah Edgar in Sunday’s (7/17) Chicago Tribune about the Chicago...

July 18, 2022