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Richmond Symphony to co-present January concert honoring Holocaust survivors

The Richmond (Va.) Symphony is partnering with the city’s Virginia Holocaust Museum and its Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center to present “Voices of Survival,” a...

October 20, 2014

Decoda appointed affiliate ensemble of Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall has appointed Decoda, a New York-based chamber ensemble, as its first Affiliate Ensemble. Decoda’s musicians first collaborated during the two-year Ensemble ACJW fellowship program....

October 17, 2014

New England Philharmonic’s season to highlight new works

The New England Philharmonic, an all-volunteer orchestra based in Boston, will open its 2014-15 season with an October 25 program featuring world premieres by Bernard Hoffer and composer in...

October 16, 2014

Pittsburgh Symphony accepting composer scores for next reading session

The deadline is November 20 for composers to submit scores for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s 11th annual orchestra reading session in March 2015. Applicants must be residents of Pennsylvania...

October 15, 2014

Lexington Philharmonic’s Beethoven/Philip Glass pairing, with poet laureate as narrator

Kentucky’s Lexington Philharmonic will launch its 2014-15 season with “Heroes: Eroica & Icarus,” a pairing of music by Beethoven and Philip Glass, accompanied by film and live narration. Music...

October 14, 2014

Fargo-Moorhead Symphony’s goes to “extreme measures” for chamber concert

North Dakota’s Fargo-Moorhead Symphony will emphasize humor and the offbeat on its October 19 chamber music program entitled “Extreme Measures: Musical Curiosities, Pranks & Acrobatics.”...

October 10, 2014

Philadelphia Orchestra launches concert-guide mobile app

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s new interactive concert guide for mobile devices, LiveNote, will launch on October 14. The application will be available only during specially selected concerts ...

October 9, 2014

Pittsburgh Symphony musicians to give lunchtime lectures

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2014-15 series of Music 101 lunchtime lecture/performances given by musicians of the orchestra including PSO violinist Sarah Clendenning ...

October 8, 2014

Albany Symphony accepting scores from emerging composers for 2015 readings

New York’s Albany Symphony Orchestra has announced a call for scores from young and emerging composers for its annual “Composer to Center Stage Reading Session” in May 2015. The...

October 7, 2014

Dallas Chamber Symphony to premiere commissioned score for silent Hitchcock thriller

The Dallas Chamber Symphony and the Video Association of Dallas will co-present the opening night of Dallas VideoFest 27, an October 8 event at Dallas City Performance...

October 6, 2014