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Binghamton Philharmonic to perform “Social Gathering Concerts”

The Binghamton Philharmonic will launch the first of two “Social Gathering Concerts” with a chamber program on October 24 featuring Concertmaster Uli Speth and Principal Piano Tomoko Kanamaru, at...

October 8, 2020

Midori in residence at New York Youth Symphony, Oct. 11-24

The New York Youth Symphony has announced that violinist Midori will be in residence, virtually, with the orchestra from October 11 to 24, as part of Midori’s long-running Orchestra...

October 7, 2020

Winston-Salem Symphony to present music/comedy fundraiser, live and virtually

On October 8, North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Symphony will present a fundraising event entitled LimonCello, featuring orchestra musicians and the cello/double bass comedy duo Low & Lower. Low & Lower...

October 6, 2020

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas opens hybrid virtual/in-person 2020-21 season

With concerts at the Walton Arts Center postponed during the pandemic, the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is planning a hybrid season of small-scale outdoor performances and virtual and livestreamed concerts....

October 5, 2020

Canton Symphony moves online with music-theory series, resources for music teachers, historical timeline

With most live performances on hold, staff of Ohio’s Canton Symphony Orchestra have added several remote programs during the pandemic, including a six-part video series about music theory at...

October 2, 2020

Toronto Symphony musicians to perform three drive-in concerts in October

Approximately 20 Toronto Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform live at the outdoor concert and entertainment venue CityView Drive-In beginning on October 7, in what the orchestra says is the...

October 1, 2020

Boise Philharmonic’s “Community Takeover” day of free outdoor performances, Oct. 3

Musicians from the Boise Philharmonic will perform six free chamber concerts in downtown Boise, Idaho on October 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Small ensembles of musicians from...

September 30, 2020

Des Moines Symphony to provide free access to concert livestreams to community

The Des Moines Symphony will broadcast three concerts online as part of its virtual fall “Live from the Temple” concerts on October 1, November 12, and December 17, and...

September 29, 2020

Charlotte Symphony revises fall 2020 season, with streamed and small-scale in-person concerts

Due to the pandemic, the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s previously scheduled live concerts through December 6, 2020 will be replaced with virtual and small-format/limited-capacity live outdoor performances. The orchestra plans...

September 28, 2020

Fargo-Moorhead Symphony to stream small-scale Mahler 4 to open virtual 2020-21 season

In accordance with CDC and North Dakota Smart Restart guidelines during the pandemic, the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 season will feature chamber-scale programs with no more than 35 musicians...

September 25, 2020