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Rubin music criticism institute heads to San Francisco in November

The second Stephen and Cynthia Rubin Institute for Music Criticism will be hosted by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music from November 5 to 10, 2014. The institute, devoted...

May 16, 2014

Reading Symphony’s 2014-15 season

Pennsylvania’s Reading Symphony Orchestra will open its 2014-15 subscription season in October with Music Director Andrew Constantine leading Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4; Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No....

May 15, 2014

American Composers Orchestra’s 2014-15 season

The American Composers Orchestra, based in New York, has announced details of its 2014-15 season under the leadership of Artistic Director Derek Bermel and Music Director George Manahan. The...

May 14, 2014

Atlantic Classical Orchestra to mark 25th season with two world premieres

Florida’s Atlantic Classical Orchestra has commissioned two premieres for its 25th anniversary in 2015. Artistic Director Stewart Robertson will lead the first 2014-15 ACO commission, by Patrick Harlin, on...

May 13, 2014

Recordings news, May 2014

The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has released a CD on its own record label of highlights from Handel’s Teseo, led by Nicholas McGegan and recorded live in Berkeley,...

May 12, 2014

Lafayette Symphony’s “Snapshot” to feature local photography

The Lafayette Symphony in Indiana is set to perform James Barry’s short orchestral work Snapshot on its May 10 “Paint the Town” concert, led by Music Director Nick Palmer...

May 9, 2014

Houston Symphony ends centennial season with Mahler 8 celebration

The Houston Symphony is building a stage extension over the first three rows of audience seating at Jones Hall to accommodate more than 400 performers in the final...

May 8, 2014

Grand Junction Symphony to expand library program, with new grant

The Grand Junction Symphony in Colorado has received a $2,500 grant from the Bessie Minor Swift Foundation to expand its Symphony Storytime program, run in partnership with Mesa County...

May 7, 2014

New early-music festival to debut in NYC this June

The inaugural Early Music Festival: NYC is set to take place at churches and other venues in New York City from June 13-19. The festival, juxtaposing works...

May 6, 2014

National Symphony partners with dance companies for “New Moves” festival

In Washington, D.C., the National Symphony Orchestra is presenting a two-week festival at the Kennedy Center from May 7-17, “New Moves: Symphony and Dance,” that includes newly...

May 5, 2014