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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

Ojai Music Festival to offer three-week online course

California’s Ojai Music Festival has announced the launch of OjaiU, a free three-week online course that begins on May 15 and is designed to provide insights into...

May 8, 2013

Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras to launch Kentucky’s first El Sistema-inspired program

The Central Kentucky Youth Orchestras, based in Lexington, has announced the launch of an intensive music-training program for second- and third-grade students beginning in August. The founder...

May 7, 2013

Bay-Atlantic Symphony to launch new series at Atlantic City casino

New Jersey’s Bay-Atlantic Symphony has announced a new five-concert summer series to take place at the Borgata Hotel Spa & Casino in Atlantic City, a first for...

May 6, 2013

Baltimore Symphony’s orchestral-fashion experiment with design students

On May 5, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Music Director Marin Alsop and music students from New York City’s Mannes College of The New School will present “The Future...

May 3, 2013

Tucson Symphony spotlights alumnus and current students of Young Composers Project

Arizona’s Tucson Symphony Orchestra is set to perform compositions by members of the 2012-13 class of its Young Composers Project at public readings this month, with the...

May 2, 2013

Volunteers honored at Eugene Symphony and Knoxville Symphony

Mary Ann Hanson, a volunteer with Oregon’s Eugene Symphony, and Edie Volk, a volunteer with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee, were recently honored for the contributions...

May 1, 2013