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Symphony Tacoma 2021-22: new works by Danielpour and Ludwig, music by Bologne, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Fung, Coleridge-Taylor

Symphony Tacoma’s 2021-22 season, comprising six classical and two holiday concerts, will open on October 23 at the Pantages Theater with Music Director Sarah Ioannides leading Patrice Rushen’s Color...

July 27, 2021

Marlboro Music to purchase Potash Hill, its summer home since 1951

On July 21, Marlboro Music—the chamber music study center and festival in Marlboro, Vermont—announced that it reached an agreement to purchase the Potash Hill campus, formerly owned by Marlboro...

July 26, 2021

California’s Berkeley Symphony returns with in-person performances in Orinda and Berkeley

On August 4 and 5, Berkeley Symphony Music Director Joseph Young will return to conduct his first in-person performances with the orchestra in more than a year. The first...

July 23, 2021

Annapolis Symphony, 2021-22: 60th-anniversary commission, in-person and virtual ticket options

The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its 2021-22 season, featuring five masterworks programs, four community concerts at locations throughout Annapolis, a family concert with Magic Circle Mime...

July 22, 2021

Five musicians join next class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music have selected five string musicians for the next class of CSO/CCM Diversity Fellows. The incoming Fellows are: Luis...

July 21, 2021

Rogue Valley Symphony’s 2021-22 season, from Bologne and Boyer to Milhaud, Montgomery, and Piazzolla

Oregon’s Rogue Valley Symphony has announced details of its 2021-22 season, when the orchestra will return to in-person performances at its three venues: Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall,...

July 20, 2021

Boston Landmarks Orchestra resumes in-person concerts at Hatch Shell and in Boston neighborhoods

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra launched its in-person summer season with July 16 and 18 “Lift Ev’Ry Voice” concerts at Boston’s Bethel AME Church and Arlington Street Church. Music Director...

July 19, 2021

Winston-Salem Symphony to host virtual chats about new play-with-music featuring composer Joseph Bologne

North Carolina’s Winston-Salem Symphony will host a series of free virtual conversations leading up to its September 12-12 performances of Bill Barclay’s play with music The Chevalier, which features...

July 16, 2021

Illinois Philharmonic 2021-22 season: Abels, Bologne, Brahms, Copland, Dvořák, Ewazen, Horst, Price, Ravel, Still, Tchaikovsky

The Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra and Music Director Stilian Kirov have announced a seven-concert 2021-22 season, to launch in October with “Andante Moderato” from Florence Price’s String Quartet in G...

July 15, 2021

Santa Rosa Symphony 2021-22: premieres, “First Symphony” and “Rachmaninoff and the Hollywood Sound” projects

The Santa Rosa Symphony and Music Director Francesco Lecce-Chong have announced details of the 2021-22 season, which will feature four world premieres, including Valley of the Moon, Michael Daugherty’s...

July 14, 2021