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Carnegie Hall adds digital timeline of African American Music

Carnegie Hall has launched a timeline of African American Music on its website as an interactive digital resource exploring the history and influence of African American music. The genesis...

February 14, 2022

New recordings, Feb. 2022: solo, chamber, film music

Violinist Jennifer Koh’s Alone Together has been released on Cedille Records; the recording features 39 world premieres of short new works donated by established composers and commissioned from young...

February 11, 2022

New recordings, Feb. 2022: orchestras

Music Director Andris Nelsons will conduct his two orchestras—the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester—in a Richard Strauss project to feature three new albums from each orchestra on...

February 10, 2022

South Bend Symphony to perform new music by Kinan Azmeh and Christophe Chagnard

On February 26, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra will perform Kinan Azmeh’s Suite for Improvisor and Orchestra, featuring Azmeh as clarinet soloist. The work features a “quasi-improvisatory clarinet solo...

February 9, 2022

Virginia Symphony adds fellowship program for Black string musicians, in partnership with Old Dominion University

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra has announced a new Musician Fellowship Program for four early-career African American orchestral string musicians, with the first Fellows set to begin working with the...

February 8, 2022

Princeton Symphony to present Princeton Festival in June under tent at Morven Museum and Garden

The Princeton Symphony Orchestra has announced that it will present a two-week Princeton Festival from June 10 to 25 under a newly constructed performance tent on the grounds of...

February 7, 2022

League elects three members to Emeritus Board

Lowell J. Noteboom, Steven C. Parrish, and Anne Parsons have been newly elected to the League of American Orchestras’ Emeritus Board. Noteboom served on the League’s Board of Directors...

February 7, 2022

Fresno Philharmonic’s “Rise Up!” streamed conversation series with composers Wineglass, Barnes, Day, Hailstork

Throughout the month of February, California’s Fresno Philharmonic will stream Music Director Rei Hotoda’s previously recorded conversations with Black composers John Wineglass, Jasmine Barnes, Kevin Day, and Adolphus Hailstork....

February 4, 2022

New Jersey Youth Symphony to perform Hamlisch’s “Anatomy of Peace” and Bernstein’s “Jeremiah” Symphony

The New Jersey Youth Symphony will present “A Concert for Peace” on February 26 at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. Artistic Director Helen Cha-Pyo will conduct...

February 3, 2022

California’s Santa Barbara Symphony to present new Jeff Beal work about devastating Thomas Fire

The Santa Barbara Symphony’s February 19 and 20 concerts at the Granada Theatre will feature The Great Circle, a new work by Jeff Beal commemorating the Thomas Fire and...

February 2, 2022