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Minnesota Orchestra heads to Bemidji in September

The Minnesota Orchestra’s fourth weeklong Common Chords residency will take place this year from September 16 to 20 in Bemidji, Minnesota, just over 200 miles northwest of Minneapolis....

September 5, 2014

Curtis Institute and local partners to perform “Outer Space” premiere

The world premiere of What I Learned About Outer Space, a collaborative performance-art work with music by composers Rene Orth and Alyssa Weinberg, will take place on September 6...

September 4, 2014

Bang on a Can partners with State Department for cultural diplomacy initiative

The new-music collective Bang on a Can is partnering with the U.S. Department of State this October and November for the third year of OneBeat, a U.S. residency and...

September 3, 2014

Midland-Odessa Symphony to get new percussion instruments

The Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale in Texas has announced that it will replace all of its percussion instruments using $217,000 received in grants and donations. The orchestra’s current percussion...

September 2, 2014

Detroit Symphony staffers—all of them—contribute to orchestra’s annual fund

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has announced that it received an anonymous $250,000 matching gift for all gifts received by September 2, and that 100 percent of the DSO...

August 29, 2014

Fifteenth year for California Symphony’s free annual outdoor concert

The California Symphony will perform its annual free outdoor community concert on August 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Todos Santos Plaza in downtown Concord, California. Donato Cabrera will lead... ...

August 28, 2014

Charleston’s “Colour of Music” festival set for October

Details have been announced for “The Colour of Music,” a four-day festival spotlighting black composers and musicians in Charleston, South Carolina from October 22 to 26, under the direction...

August 27, 2014

Houston Symphony gears up for “¡Bienvenido, Andrés!”

The Houston Symphony will welcome Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada in his inaugural season with the orchestra with two free events and a gala concert from September 12 to 14....

August 26, 2014

Chamber Orchestra of New York’s 2014-15 season

The Chamber Orchestra of New York has announced that its 2014-15 season of three concerts at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall will begin on December 11 with a program...

August 25, 2014

Pittsburgh Symphony adds “Music for the Spirit” free concerts

Brass musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will perform three free chamber music concerts on Monday nights in September as an expansion of the orchestra’s Music for...

August 22, 2014