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Vancouver Symphony continues concert live-streams with Sibelius, Beethoven, Dvořák

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in Washington State will perform its next live-streamed concerts on April 24 and 25, featuring a reduced-size orchestra led by guest conductor Ken Selden. Repertoire...

April 16, 2021

Santa Barbara Symphony to live-stream world premiere of “Polarity,” plus other American works

The next event in the Santa Barbara Symphony’s ongoing live-streamed series of concerts at the Granada Theatre will take place on April 17 at 7 p.m., with an encore...

April 15, 2021

Juilliard School adds virtual channel showcasing student performances

The Juilliard School has launched Juilliard LIVE, featuring a mix of free livestreamed and on-demand performances by students, including more than 250 recitals from April to June. David Robertson...

April 14, 2021

Quad City Symphony Orchestra musicians to perform at mass vaccination site

The Rock Island County Health Department and the Quad City Symphony Orchestra are collaborating to bring live music to the mass vaccination site at the Camden Centre in Milan,...

April 13, 2021

“Mission: Commission” podcast to track compositions-in-progress by Balter, Bryan, and Thomas

Columbia University’s Miller Theatre has announced a six-episode podcast entitled Mission: Commission, featuring three composers: Marcos Balter, Courtney Bryan, and Augusta Read Thomas. The podcast follows the creative process...

April 12, 2021

Arkansas Symphony to perform Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale,” in person and streamed

On April 10 and 11, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will present two in-person performances of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, in partnership with the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts and...

April 9, 2021

Akron Symphony adds a second podcast, “Symphosium”

Ohio’s Akron Symphony Orchestra has added a second podcast channel, Symphosium, hosted by Thomas Moore, the orchestra’s director of marketing. The podcast features interviews with musicians, guest artists, authors,...

April 8, 2021

Dayton Performing Arts Alliance adds free online materials for educators

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance—comprising the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Ballet, and Dayton Opera—has added a suite of free online education materials, called Arts Explorer Streams. Included are performances,...

April 7, 2021

Canton Symphony to perform virtual chamber concert, with optional wine and charcuterie home delivery

Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra will present its first virtual concert on April 10, a chamber event featuring music for string quartet. The concert will be streamed live and include...

April 6, 2021

Fort Collins Symphony’s free “Musical Zoo” for families goes virtual with “Peter and the Wolf”

In most years, the Fort Collins Symphony’s Musical Zoo event for families features an in-person musical instrument petting zoo and music performance; due to the pandemic, this year’s event...

April 5, 2021