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NJPAC to host five visiting orchestras in 2015-16

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center has announced plans for its 2015-16 season, including performances by five visiting orchestras, beginning in October with Valery Gergiev leading the London Symphony...

February 24, 2015

Eugene Symphony to mark 50 years in 2015-16

Oregon’s Eugene Symphony will open its 50th-anniversary season on September 24 with Music Director Danail Rachev leading a commissioned world premiere by Mason Bates....

February 23, 2015

Spokane Symphony’s “Uncharted Territory” event, with local artists

On March 13, the Spokane Symphony will partner with three local bands for an evening of music, theater, and dance at Terrain, a nonprofit art gallery and performing arts...

February 20, 2015

Phoenix Symphony’s 2015-16 season announcement, with music, food, and drink

On February 20, the Phoenix Symphony’s 2015-16 season announcement will encompass three free 30-minute mini-concerts of music by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, and Dvorák, led by Music Director Tito Muñoz.......

February 19, 2015

BMOP’s “Blizzard Voices” program to feature music by NEC composer

Boston Modern Orchestra Project’s final program of the 2015-16 season, “Blizzard Voices,” will feature compositions by John Harbison, Paul Moravec, and Stephanie Ann Boyd, a 24-year-old New England Conservatory...

February 18, 2015

Toronto Symphony’s New Creations Festival

Canada’s Toronto Symphony Orchestra has announced programming for 11th annual New Creations Festival, February 28 to March 7, 2015. This year, composer and festival curator George Benjamin joins TSO...

February 17, 2015

Marvin Hamlisch scores, photos, and more go to the Library of Congress

The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. is acquiring the manuscripts, papers, and related personal items of the late composer, pianist, and conductor Marvin Hamlisch. The Hamlisch...

February 13, 2015

Buffalo Philharmonic to spotlight Sibelius during 2015 FinnFest USA

From October 7-12, 2015, the city of Buffalo, New York will host FinnFest USA, an annual event that celebrates Finnish and Finnish American culture and heritage....

February 12, 2015

Chattanooga Symphony’s 2015-16 season

The Chattanooga Symphony and Opera has announced details of its 2015-16 season under Music Director Kayoko Dan and Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt.... 

February 11, 2015

Jacksonville Symphony adds young-professionals group

Florida’s Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra has launched UpTempo, a young-professionals group that includes admission to five concerts and get-togethers for members. UpTempo’s launch event took place on February 4...

February 10, 2015