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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

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