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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra to present queer-friendly program of new music curated by Shelley Washington

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s final 2021-22 season concert—curated by composer Shelley Washington, who regularly incorporates poetry into her work and featuring a range of new classical music—will take...

June 7, 2022

Pacific Symphony to present all-Beethoven weekend, postponed from 2020

From June 9 to 12, California’s Pacific Symphony will present four Beethoven concerts, originally scheduled for March 2020 and postponed due to the pandemic. Music Director Carl St.Clair will...

June 6, 2022

Jackson Symphony to release first recording as part of new Equal Billing Project

Michigan’s Jackson Symphony Orchestra will release a recording of music by French composer Fernande Decruck (1896-1954) on the Claves record label on June 10, 2022. The album—featuring music by...

June 3, 2022

CAG’s 2022 Victor Elmaleh Virtual Competition winners: soprano, bassoonist, pianist, cello quartet

New York-based Concert Artists Guild (CAG) has announced the four winners of the 2022 Victor Elmaleh Virtual Competition. They are soprano Magdalena Kuźma, bassoonist Eleni Katz, pianist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner,...

June 2, 2022

Symphony Tacoma to premiere “Eternal Light 2.0,” created as community project during the pandemic

On June 4, Symphony Tacoma will present the world premiere of a new work, Eternal Light 2.0, on a program also featuring Mozart’s Requiem. Music Director Sarah Ioannides will...

June 1, 2022

New online series spotlights orchestras and audience development

Kansas City Symphony Executive Director Danny Beckley has written the first two installments of a new series of articles about orchestras and audience development. Beckley’s series, “Creating Burning Desire...

May 31, 2022

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra’s summer 2022 tour of U.K., Netherlands, eastern U.S.

The Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has announced details of a summer tour to the U.K., Netherlands, and the eastern United States. The tour will begin with five concerts from July...

May 27, 2022

Six music-director finalists to lead Winston-Salem Symphony in 2022-23

The Winston-Salem Symphony has announced six music director finalists, who each will conduct a pair of concerts during the orchestra’s 2022–23 season at the UNC School of the Arts...

May 26, 2022

League of American Orchestras launches 30-orchestra consortium, commissions works by six women composers in new Toulmin Foundation program

The League of American Orchestras will commission orchestral works from six women composers and form a consortium of thirty U.S. orchestras to perform the works across the country, generating...

May 25, 2022

Charleston Symphony’s “Orchestrating Freedom” concert, part of three-day initiative by multiple Charleston organizations

On July 16, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra will perform a free outdoor concert entitled “Orchestrating Freedom” on the Terrace Lawn of the Charleston Gaillard Center. Associate Conductor Kellen Gray...

May 24, 2022