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April world premieres at Juilliard, Eugene Symphony, Utah Symphony

Among the orchestras and ensembles planning world premieres in April are the New Juilliard Ensemble and the Eugene and Utah symphonies. On April 12, the New Juilliard...

April 9, 2013

PARMA Recordings issues call for scores by young composers

The deadline is April 30 for composers age 30 or younger to submit scores for the second annual PARMA Student Composer Competition. Submitted works must be previously...

April 8, 2013

Albany Symphony announces winners of composer competition

New York’s Albany Symphony Orchestra has chosen three winners of its national composer competition, whose works will be showcased in May during the ASO’s annual American Music...

April 5, 2013

Chicago Sinfonietta’s online guide to “Political Awakenings”

In connection with its upcoming April 19 and 20 concerts featuring the Concerto for Oud in C minor by Palestinian-American composer Simon Shaheen, the Chicago Sinfonietta has...

April 4, 2013

MATA Festival announces April concert lineup, workshops

The fifteenth annual MATA Festival in New York City will feature works by fifteen emerging composers from April 17-20 at the Paula Cooper Gallery in Manhattan and...

April 3, 2013

ASCAP names winners of 2013 Morton Gould Young Composers Awards

The American Society of Composers and Publishers has named 28 recipients of this year’s ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards, who will share $45,000 in prize...

April 2, 2013

Reading Symphony to hold second annual “Beat Beethoven” 10k race

On April 28 Pennsylvania’s Reading Symphony Orchestra will hold its second annual “Beat Beethoven” race, a running event in which participants have approximately 60 minutes to complete...

April 1, 2013

For Berkeley Symphony in 2013-14, two world premieres

California’s Berkeley Symphony will open its 2013-14 season on October 3 with the world premiere of Edmund Campion’s The Ossicles, a piece scored for acoustic instruments and...

March 29, 2013

Arkansas Symphony asks public to offer feedback on temporary performance space

Robinson Center Music Hall, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s regular performance venue in Little Rock, will close for renovations beginning in 2014, and the orchestra is inviting the...

March 28, 2013

Oregon Bach Festival expands Digital Bach Project

The Oregon Bach Festival announced that it has expanded its online Digital Bach Project with a section devoted to the St. Matthew Passion. The new section launched...

March 27, 2013