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Albany Symphony to launch streamed 2020-21 season with Daugherty’s “This Land Sings”

The Albany Symphony Orchestra’s virtual 2020-21 season will begin on October 24 with a streamed performance of Michael Daugherty’s 2016 song cycle This Land Sings: Inspired by the Life...

October 23, 2020

New Jersey Symphony’s all-virtual season to launch with Roumain world premiere

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra has announced a virtual 2020-21 season featuring free digital concerts led by Music Director Xian Zhang at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark...

October 22, 2020

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra expands online portal, cancels concerts through April 2021

California’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale has cancelled all concerts and events through April 2021, in the wake of continued concert hall closures due to the pandemic. In 2021,...

October 21, 2020

Michael Tilson Thomas featured in PBS “American Masters” program, Oct. 23

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas is the subject of a PBS “American Masters” program to air on PBS on October 23 at 9 p.m. ET. “Michael Tilson Thomas: Where Now...

October 20, 2020

Young Concert Artists to live-stream season-opening event, Oct. 21

Young Concert Artists will present a live-streamed performance on October 21 featuring three YCA alumni and five current YCA artists, live from the Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall in...

October 19, 2020

Chicago Sinfonietta’s virtual season-opener, featuring world premiere, Piazzolla, Beethoven, Price, more

The Chicago Sinfonietta will open its 2020-21 season on October 17 with a virtual concert entitled “Common Ground: Collective Stories” featuring works ranging from Copland’s Fanfare for the Common...

October 16, 2020

Richmond Symphony to offer live-stream and in-person options for concerts

On Saturday, October 17, Virginia’s Richmond Symphony Orchestra will perform an in-person concert that will also be live-streamed. The concert will be led by Valentina Peleggi, hired in April...

October 15, 2020

Mobile Symphony to open season at Saenger Theatre with string program, for reduced audience

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra will open its 2020-21 season at the Saenger Theatre in Mobile, Alabama on October 17 with a one-hour all-strings program featuring Barber’s Adagio for Strings, Mozart’s...

October 14, 2020

South Carolina Philharmonic to perform chamber concerts at hangar, museum, gardens, parks

On October 14, a string quartet from the South Carolina Philharmonic will perform at the Hunter-Gatherer Brewery in a hangar at Jim Hamilton-Owens Field Airport in Columbia, South Carolina....

October 13, 2020

Princeton Symphony to film “Fanfare for the Common Man” in downtown Princeton, NJ

On October 12, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra will head to Princeton, New Jersey’s Palmer Square to shoot a film of Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man featuring its brass...

October 9, 2020