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Spartanburg Philharmonic’s 2021-22 season, with five guest conductors

South Carolina’s Spartanburg Philharmonic has announced details of its in-person 2021-22 season, with five programs led by conductors Kayoko Dan, Roger Kalia, Genevieve Leclair, Kelly Corcoran, and John Young...

July 30, 2021

Michigan Philharmonic to perform free “Motor City Movie Magic” concert in Detroit park

On August 5, the Michigan Philharmonic will perform a free concert at the inaugural Detroit Motor City Car Crawl in Detroit’s Campus Martius Park. The “Motor City Movie Magic”...

July 29, 2021

Michelle Cann, Randall Goosby, and Karen Slack to receive 2021 Sphinx Medals of Excellence

The Sphinx Organization has named the three recipients of its 2022 Sphinx Medals of Excellence: pianist Michelle Cann, violinist Randall Goosby, and soprano Karen Slack. The award, which comes...

July 28, 2021

Symphony Tacoma 2021-22: new works by Danielpour and Ludwig, music by Bologne, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Fung, Coleridge-Taylor

Symphony Tacoma’s 2021-22 season, comprising six classical and two holiday concerts, will open on October 23 at the Pantages Theater with Music Director Sarah Ioannides leading Patrice Rushen’s Color...

July 27, 2021

Marlboro Music to purchase Potash Hill, its summer home since 1951

On July 21, Marlboro Music—the chamber music study center and festival in Marlboro, Vermont—announced that it reached an agreement to purchase the Potash Hill campus, formerly owned by Marlboro...

July 26, 2021

California’s Berkeley Symphony returns with in-person performances in Orinda and Berkeley

On August 4 and 5, Berkeley Symphony Music Director Joseph Young will return to conduct his first in-person performances with the orchestra in more than a year. The first...

July 23, 2021

Annapolis Symphony, 2021-22: 60th-anniversary commission, in-person and virtual ticket options

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its 2021-22 season, featuring five masterworks programs, four community concerts at locations throughout Annapolis, a family concert with Magic Circle Mime...

July 22, 2021

Five musicians join next class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music have selected five string musicians for the next class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows. The incoming Fellows are: Luis...

July 21, 2021

Rogue Valley Symphony’s 2021-22 season, from Bologne and Boyer to Milhaud, Montgomery, and Piazzolla

Oregon’s Rogue Valley Symphony has announced details of its 2021-22 season, when the orchestra will return to in-person performances at its three venues: Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall,...

July 20, 2021

Boston Landmarks Orchestra resumes in-person concerts at Hatch Shell and in Boston neighborhoods

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra launched its in-person summer season with July 16 and 18 “Lift Ev’Ry Voice” concerts at Boston’s Bethel AME Church and Arlington Street Church. Music Director...

July 19, 2021