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Orlando Philharmonic to perform second Exploria Stadium concert, with Yuja Wang

On January 9, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform its second concert at Exploria Stadium, which is home to Orlando’s resident soccer teams and hosted the orchestra’s socially distanced...

January 6, 2021

Winnipeg New Music Festival, Jan. 23-29

This January, Canada’s Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra will present its annual new music festival online from Winnipeg and New York City. The 30th Winnipeg New Music Festival will feature livestreamed...

January 5, 2021

Rhode Island Philharmonic to offer in-person and virtual new year’s program with Zukerman, Forsyth, ballet company

Violinist Pinchas Zukerman and cellist Amanda Forsyth will perform with Rhode Island Philharmonic musicians and dancers from Festival Ballet Providence for two performances on January 9 at Veterans Memorial...

January 4, 2021

League works with orchestras and allies on successful federal COVID-19 relief package

Following months of advocacy by orchestras and the League of American Orchestras, working with advocates across the arts and nonprofit sectors, on December 21 new and extended forms of...

December 23, 2020

Owensboro Symphony musicians record holiday program for broadcast in hospital

Every December for the past five years, musicians from Kentucky’s Owensboro Symphony have performed daily for staff, patients, and visitors at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital as part of Music...

December 23, 2020

Boulder Philharmonic’s Early Explorers program for preschool children

Colorado’s Boulder Philharmonic has been partnering with Head Start, the national preschool pro-gram, and early-education provider Integral Steps to bring its Early Explorers music education pro-gram into area preschool...

December 22, 2020

New recordings, Dec. 2020

BMOP/sound, the in-house record label of the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, has released Norman Dello Joio’s The Triumph of Saint Joan Symphony and The Trial at Rouen opera in...

December 21, 2020

Firelands Symphony’s Jody Chaffee to helm virtual music education series for adults

Ohio’s Firelands Symphony Orchestra has released the introductory episode for its new virtual music education series for adults, entitled “Miss Jody’s Monday Music Minutes,” hosted by Jody Chaffee, the...

December 18, 2020

Dudamel and Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra’s free Beethoven marathon on YouTube

On December 17 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST, conductor Gustavo Dudamel will stream performances of all nine Beethoven symphonies for free on his YouTube channel. The complete...

December 17, 2020

Eugene Symphony partners with local NAACP to provide free music lessons for area students

Oregon’s Eugene Symphony is partnering with Eugene/Springfield NAACP to establish the NAACP Scholarship Opportunity, available to regional BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students, as part of Eugene Symphony’s...

December 16, 2020