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Classical Grammy Awards 2015

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s recording of John Adams’s City Noir has won the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance. Other nominees in that category...

February 10, 2015

Oregon Symphony’s side-by-side “Peter and the Wolf” with elementary-school musicians

On February 12, musicians from the Oregon Symphony will participate in the orchestra’s inaugural side-by-side collaboration with third- and fourth-grade string students of BRAVO Youth Orchestra at Rosa Parks...

February 6, 2015

Nashville Symphony launches “Happy Hour at the ’Horn”

The Nashville Symphony will launch the first “Happy Hour at the ’Horn” on February 6 in the Schermerhorn Symphony Center’s East Lobby at 6 p.m., just prior to the...

February 5, 2015

Curtis Institute and Barnes Foundation launch collaborative program

On February 1, the Curtis Institute of Music and the Barnes Foundation launched a new collaboration with a three-concert series by the Aizuri Quartet, the quartet in residence at...

February 4, 2015

Christoph Eschenbach to receive Siemens Music Prize for lifetime achievement

Christoph Eschenbach, music director of the National Symphony Orchestra and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., has been named 2015 recipient of the...

February 3, 2015

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival 2015: “From the Canyons to the Stars”

At the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, from July 19 to August 24 in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico, the artist in residence will be Alan...

February 2, 2015

Chicago Sinfonietta and Grant Park Music Festival’s “Project Inclusion” fellowships

Applications are being accepted online through February 16 for Project Inclusion, a partnership between the Chicago Sinfonietta and Grant Park Music Festival that aims to increase diversity among orchestra...

January 30, 2015

Orchestra of St. Luke marks 40th anniversary with three chamber commissions

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble will perform the world premiere of Gabriela Lena Frank’s Rapsodia Andina No. 2 on three concerts being held February 8-13 at the...

January 29, 2015

Toronto Symphony season announcement—with Reddit.com “Ask Me Anything”

When the Toronto Symphony Orchestra announces its 2015-16 season on January 29, it will also incorporate an interactive question-and-answer session via Reddit.com’s popular AMA (Ask Me Anything) online format.......

January 28, 2015

“Make Music Monthly” talks: Cuban musicians, participatory performances, more

Make Music New York has announced four upcoming discussions as part of its ongoing “Make Music Monthly” series of monthly podcasts, co-presented with the New School for...

January 26, 2015