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Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra to perform first 2020-21 concert, virtually

California’s Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra will open its 45th season with a free virtual concert on November 18, led by Music Director Ryan Murray. The performance, shown live on...

November 12, 2020

Auburn Symphony, offering free streams of new and archived concerts in fall 2020

This fall, the Auburn Symphony Orchestra in Washington State is presenting free streams of concerts featuring solo and group performances by musicians from the orchestra, which include solo performances...

November 11, 2020

New York Philharmonic’s Project 19 continues with virtual premieres, discussions, exhibit, poetry readings

The New York Philharmonic’s ongoing commemoration of the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, continues with free online events from November 9 to...

November 10, 2020

Arkansas Symphony and Ballet Arkansas to perform outdoor concert, Nov. 15

On November 15 at 3 p.m., the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will co-present an open-air concert with Ballet Arkansas in downtown Little Rock in front of Matt McLeod’s “Beneath the...

November 9, 2020

Young Concert Artists to livestream final auditions and winners concert, Nov. 8-9

In New York City, Young Concert Artists’ Final Auditions and Winners Concert will be livestreamed on November 8 and 9, respectively, on YCA’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. The...

November 6, 2020

Boulder, Colorado declares Nov. 7 Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras Day

In Colorado, the Boulder City Council and Governor Jared Polis are proclaiming November 7, 2020 Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras Day, in recognition of organization’s tenth year. The proclamations can...

November 5, 2020

Sarasota Orchestra launches two virtual discussion series, hosted by its musicians and Jeffrey Kahane

Florida’s Sarasota Orchestra has launched a virtual program called “Books of Note,” a conversation and readings series that explores two collections of literature, one curated by Artistic Advisor Jeffrey...

November 4, 2020

Canton Symphony’s “Symphony Uncorked” concerts at vineyard

As part of the Canton Symphony Orchestra’s “Symphony Uncorked” series of concerts at Gervasi Vineyard, violinists Koko Watanabe and Solomon Liang will perform a program of duets at the...

November 3, 2020

Gateways Music Festival to present 2020 festival virtually, Nov. 9-13

Gateways Music Festival usually presents a multi-day summer event focusing on classical musicians and composers of African descent and featuring a full orchestra, recitals, and discussions in association with...

November 2, 2020

Toledo Symphony online: new streaming app, ongoing podcast series

Ohio’s Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA)—the umbrella organization for the Toledo Symphony and Toledo Ballet—has released streaming apps for Apple TV and Roku devices, modeled after Netflix...

October 30, 2020