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ROCO to open 2021-22 season with premieres by Goulet and Maroney focusing on environmental awareness

Houston’s ROCO (formerly River Oaks Chamber Orchestra) will open its 2021-22 season on September 25 with a program entitled “Bursting at the Seams” at Houston’s Church of St. John...

September 17, 2021

Hilton Head Symphony’s 2021-22: outdoor concerts, music by Beethoven, Montgomery, Piazzolla, Price, Sibelius

South Carolina’s Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra will open its 2021-22 season with two free outdoor pops concerts of film and popular music, the first on October 21 at Martin...

September 16, 2021

Vancouver Symphony’s season-opening concerts move to new venue, following Skyview Concert Hall’s closure to in-person audiences

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Washington State has changed the venue for its season-opening September 25 and 26 concerts, following a decision from Vancouver School District prohibiting in-person audiences at Skyview...

September 15, 2021

Palm Beach Symphony partners with local nonprofit for exhibition of artworks made from musical instruments

The Palm Beach Symphony and Zero Empty Spaces are co-presenting Musical Masterpieces, a collection of 38 artworks incorporating musical instruments created by more than two dozen local artists. The...

September 14, 2021

Cellist Amit Peled and Mount Vernon Virtuosi in filmed premiere set to Amanda Gorman’s poem “The Hill We Climb”

Cellist Amit Peled and his Mount Vernon Virtuosi ensemble have released a new performance film featuring the world premiere of John Clayton’s The Hill We Climb, set to the...

September 13, 2021

Orchestras commemorate twentieth anniversary of 9/11

Multiple American orchestras will perform concerts and programs commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Here is a partial list. On Saturday, September 11,...

September 10, 2021

Elkhart County Symphony heads outdoors to launch 2021-22 season

The Elkhart County Symphony will open its 2021-22 season with an outdoor afternoon concert at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana on September 12. The 4 p.m. program...

September 10, 2021

Juilliard to stream season-opening concerts in September

The Juilliard School will offer free live streams of all its September performances, beginning with a September 10 concert featuring Barbara Hannigan conducting the Juilliard Orchestra in Haydn’s Symphony...

September 9, 2021

Utah Symphony’s third annual ¡Celebración Sinfónica! with music by Chávez, Revueltas, Galindo, Moncayo, Piazzolla, Fernandez, Carreño, Chapí

On September 8, the Utah Symphony will open its 2021-22 season with the third annual ¡Celebración Sinfónica! program at Abravanel Hall. Carlos Miguel Prieto—a native of Mexico who is...

September 8, 2021

Chicago Philharmonic to open season with Marcus Norris world premiere

The Chicago Philharmonic will launch its 2021-22 in-person season on September 12 with Marcus Norris’s Glory, a new violin concerto featuring the orchestra and violinist Njioma Grievous. Norris is...

September 7, 2021