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Beethoven hits New York City and Cleveland

Several events in New York and Cleveland over the coming weeks focus on Beethoven and his music through concerts, museum exhibits, and film screenings...

October 22, 2013

Central Wisconsin Symphony celebrates 65 with nontraditional portraits of musicians

When the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra opened its 2013-14 season on October 12, the theater lobby where the orchestra performs featured a photographic display of its principal...

October 21, 2013

Recordings news from Boston and Canada

Four orchestras from Boston and three from Canada are among those ensembles recently announcing new recordings. The early-music ensemble Boston Baroque and its founder/music director, Martin Pearlman ...

October 18, 2013

Atlanta Symphony seeks local groups for new “Battle of the Biz Bands”

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Business Chronicle have announced they will co-host the inaugural “Battle of the Biz Bands” competition in January 2014. The competition...

October 17, 2013

Recordings news from Albany, Buffalo, Chicago, Oberlin, and Philadelphia

Several U.S. orchestras and other music groups have issued new recordings as CDs and in a variety of digital formats...

October 16, 2013

Charleston Symphony keeps it local with new-music initiative

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra in South Carolina has announced it is partnering with the College of Charleston Department of Music for a new-music project called Magnetic South. The project...

October 15, 2013

More free/discounted orchestra tickets offered to furloughed workers

Orchestras in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia are among those arts groups recently announcing free or discounted concert tickets for workers furloughed by the federal government shutdown ......

October 11, 2013

Hartford Symphony launches 2013-14 season with “Bachtoberfest”

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut is in the midst of its “Bachtoberfest,” a new festival of music by Bach and music written for organ.The HSO is partnering with...

October 10, 2013

Study: Alternative concert formats attract new patrons, increase diversity

The New World Symphony has announced results of a multi-year study of alternative performance formats, conducted using data from its own performances and as well as data from five...

October 9, 2013

Rockford Symphony to hold free saxophone “boot camp”

The Rockford Symphony Orchestra in Illinois will offer a free saxophone “boot camp” master class led by the all-saxophone Capitol Quartet on October 11 at 4 p.m. at the...

October 8, 2013