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Atlantic Classical Orchestra’s 2013-14 season: new venue and two world premieres

The Atlantic Classical Orchestra, based in Fort Pierce, Florida, has announced details of its 2013-14 season, which includes two world premieres, the addition of a performance venue...

May 21, 2013

Des Moines Symphony surpasses fundraising goal

The Des Moines Symphony has raised $9,085,930 during its current fundraising campaign, “Orchestrating the Future,” surpassing the $7.5 million goal it had set for its 75th-anniversary year....

May 20, 2013

Ann Arbor Symphony’s 2013-14 season

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in Michigan will open its 85th season on September 21 at Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theater with Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, Schubert’s Symphony No....

May 17, 2013

Angelo Fatta Named Chair-Elect of League Board

The League of American Orchestras has announced the selection of Angelo M. Fatta as chair-elect of its Board of Directors. He will assume that post in June...

May 16, 2013

Diane Wittry to be honored by USC’s Thornton School

On May 16, conductor Diane Wittry will receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music during the school’s Honors Convocation....

May 16, 2013

Winners of 2013 ASCAP Concert Music Awards announced

At its fourteenth annual Concert Music Awards on May 17, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers will honor four individuals for their contributions in the field...

May 15, 2013

Discovery Orchestra’s “Four Seasons” to air on PBS

On May 14 and 21 at 10 p.m. ET, PBS will broadcast a two-hour educational program, “Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons,” by the Discovery Orchestra, based in Warren,...

May 14, 2013

Chicago Symphony embarks on monthlong RIVERS festival

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is spearheading a multi-genre festival, “RIVERS: Nature. Power. Culture,” which runs from May 9 to June 9 and wraps in numerous Chicago-area partners...

May 13, 2013

Oberlin and Apollo’s Fire to perform concert benefiting liver-transplant program

In Ohio, Oberlin Conservatory faculty, students, and alumni will join musicians from the Baroque orchestra Apollo’s Fire on May 11 to perform a benefit concert for the...

May 10, 2013

Recordings news from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin

Among the orchestras and musicians with new recordings are California’s Pacific Symphony and Philharmonia Baroque; the Boston Modern Orchestra Project; the Detroit Symphony Orchestra; the Kansas City...

May 9, 2013