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New England Conservatory and Silkroad to present weeklong workshop and performances

Boston’s New England Conservatory will partner with Silkroad, the touring ensemble and social-impact organization, for a virtual 2021 Global Musician Workshop from August 8 to 14. The workshop will...

July 14, 2021

Chamber Music Northwest’s four-week festival, with premieres by Neikrug, Ludwig

Chamber Music Northwest launched its four-week summer festival season at Reed College in Portland, Oregon on July 1 with CMNW Artistic Directors Gloria Chien and Soovin Kim and the...

July 13, 2021

League CEO Simon Woods discusses the changing classical scene with baritone Thomas Hampson

American baritone Thomas Hampson and League President and CEO Simon Woods caught up on July 8 in a video segment on Idagio’s live-streamed “Thursdays with Thomas” program. Their wide-ranging...

July 12, 2021

Charlotte Symphony’s virtual summer concerts continue—in principal cellist’s backyard

In North Carolina, the Charlotte Symphony’s al Fresco virtual concert series will return on July 23 with the first of four free summer concerts, each featuring a different ensemble...

July 9, 2021

Rising Tide Music Press to present online symposium about equity and access, July 14

On July 14, Rising Tide Music Press will offer a day-long online symposium about equity, access, and agency for Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Asian music-makers. The webinar is the...

July 9, 2021

Portland Symphony announces in-person 2021-22 season: music by Copland, Berlioz, Sonenberg, Price, Márquez, Tanaka, Poulenc

Maine’s Portland Symphony Orchestra will open its 2021-22 season at Merrill Auditorium with Music Director Eckart Preu leading Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Maine composer Daniel Sonenberg’s...

July 8, 2021

Miami Beach Festival Orchestra to perform at interfaith gathering for victims and families of Surfside building collapse

On July 8, the Miami Beach Music Festival Orchestra will present a free concert at an interfaith gathering entitled “Console the Soul: Prayers for Surfside” at the Temple Emanu-El...

July 7, 2021

Elkhart County Symphony in performance at botanical gardens with new music director

The Elkhart County Symphony will perform at Wellfield Botanic Gardens in Elkhart, Indiana on July 11; due to the pandemic, the concert represents the orchestra’s first in-person performances conducted...

July 6, 2021

Firelands Symphony’s free summer drumming programs for adults and children

In Sandusky, Ohio, the Firelands Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Sandusky Parks and Recreation this summer to provide six weeks of free drumming programs, led by FSO Principal Percussion...

July 2, 2021

The Hub: back on Tuesday, July 6

The League of American Orchestras will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 5—and The Hub will be, too. The Hub will be back on Tuesday,...

July 2, 2021