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Canton Symphony Orchestra’s new administrative space ready for business

On July 13, the Canton Symphony Orchestra in Ohio will host a free ice cream social to celebrate the opening of the Zimmermann Symphony Center to the public....

July 10, 2014

Cleveland Orchestra to be community arts partner at 2014 Gay Games

The Cleveland Orchestra will perform selections from Broadway musicals on a program kicking off the 2014 Gay Games, which are being held this year from August 9 to 16...

July 10, 2014

Dayton youth orchestra celebrates 50 years with German sister-city orchestra

On July 1 at Ohio’s University of Dayton Kennedy Union Ballroom, 40 musicians from the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra joined 85 musicians from Augsburg, Germany’s St. Stephan’s Youth Orchestra...

July 9, 2014

Juilliard / Royal Academy collaboration to bring Bach to three countries in 2015

Historical-performance instrumentalists from the Juilliard School and London’s Royal Academy of Music will collaborate for an all-J.S. Bach program to be performed in June 2015 at the Boston Early...

July 8, 2014

New round of projects gets funding from New Music USA

New Music USA has announced that 57 projects have recently been awarded a total of $311,000 in funding. Among the projects receiving funding are a five-orchestra commission...

July 7, 2014

Enjoy the July 4 holiday.

The Hub is on a brief hiatus and will be back in full swing on Monday, July 7.

July 3, 2014

World Cup fever: Alsop to lead live Beethoven 9 broadcast from São Paulo

On July 6, with the FIFA World Cup in full swing, Brazil’s Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (OSESP) under Principal Conductor Marin Alsop will perform Beethoven’s Ninth...

July 3, 2014

Houston Symphony’s free stream of concert led by Frühbeck de Burgos

The Houston Symphony is offering a free audio stream at its website of its April 2011 performance led by the late conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. The program can...

July 2, 2014

Orchestras salute July 4

Orchestras in Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Tennessee are among those recently announcing concerts celebrating the July 4 holiday. Alabama’s Tuscaloosa Symphony...

July 1, 2014

New five-year contract for Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra musicians

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra Inc. (WCO) and the American Federation of Musicians Local 116 have announced that they have signed a new, five-year collective bargaining agreement. The...

June 30, 2014