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Carnegie Mellon to host daylong program for emerging arts leaders

Just prior to the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention, which takes place in Pittsburgh from June 14 to 16, Carnegie Mellon University will host a day...

June 5, 2013

Pacific Symphony’s full-on “Rite of Spring” celebration

The Pacific Symphony in California is in the midst of its celebration of the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, with three performances this weekend led by...

June 3, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta world premiere to spotlight city’s architecture

The Chicago Sinfonietta and Music Director Mei-Ann Chen will spotlight music influenced by architecture of their home city with ChiScape, a newly commissioned work by composers Armando Bayalo, Vivian...

June 4, 2013

Fairfax Symphony honored as Community Partner of the Year

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in Virginia has been awarded the 2013 Community Partner of the Year for its partnership with the Fairfax County Public Schools. The orchestra...

May 31, 2013

Lake Forest Symphony to lead music-director search in 2013-14

The Lake Forest Symphony in Illinois has announced five candidates for its music-director position, with each candidate to lead a pair of subscription concerts during the 2013-14...

May 30, 2013

Marking “Rite of Spring”s 100th anniversary, on the actual day

Among the many orchestras and ensembles celebrating the 100th anniversary of the world premiere of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring are several performing the piece on May 29,...

May 28, 2013

Fourteenth Van Cliburn Competition begins May 29

The Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano competition, the first since the death of its founder and namesake in February, takes place this year from May 29 to...

May 29, 2013

Peoria Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra concerts to air on public TV

On May 24 at 9 p.m. and May 26 at 4 p.m., the Peoria Symphony Orchestra’s world premiere of Edward Joseph Collins’s opera Daughter of the South...

May 24, 2013

Boston Pops 2013 season underway

The Boston Pops is in the midst of its 2013 season, which opened on May 8 at Symphony Hall with Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart leading songs with ...

May 23, 2013

For six Juilliard students, educational and artistic summer residencies abroad

The Juilliard School’s 2013 summer grants, supporting innovative summer educational and artistic residencies, have been awarded to six student projects that will take place in three U.S....

May 22, 2013