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Twelve cellists to pay tribute to Lynn Harrell in online Carnegie tribute

On May 21 at 2 p.m. ET, Carnegie Hall will host an online tribute to American cellist Lynn Harrell, who died in April at age 76. Twelve fellow cellists...

May 19, 2020

Utah Symphony moves 80th-birthday celebration online, May 19

The Utah Symphony will celebrate its 80th birthday on Tuesday, May 19 at 8 p.m. (Mountain Time), with a free livestream on Facebook and YouTube. As previously announced, in...

May 19, 2020

Week 5 of LA Phil’s “At Home With…” series, featuring Chen and Thibaudet

The next two episodes of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s “At Home With…” series on Classical KUSC radio (Los Angeles) and Classical KDFC (San Francisco) will air between May 19...

May 18, 2020

League President and CEO appointed to NYC advisory council

Jesse Rosen, president and CEO of the League of American Orchestras, has been appointed to New York City’s Sector Advisory Council representing Arts, Culture, and Tourism. The League represents...

May 15, 2020

Cincinnati Symphony musicians to live-stream socially distanced concert at Music Hall, May 16, with world premiere

On May 16 at 8 p.m., four Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform a live, socially distanced concert in Music Hall, the orchestra’s home, representing the first live performance...

May 15, 2020

Eugene Symphony to host three one-hour radio programs, beginning May 17

Oregon’s Eugene Symphony is partnering with radio station KLCC FM 89.7 for a three-installment radio series produced and hosted by Eugene Symphony Association Executive Director Scott Freck. The first...

May 15, 2020

Jennifer Koh and Andrew Norman to discuss “Alone Together” commissioning initiative, May 15

This spring, violinist Jennifer Koh created “Alone Together,” a project in which she is commissioning 21 established composers and 21 emerging composers to write short pieces for solo violin....

May 14, 2020

New “Everything Will Be Okay” podcast, featuring home interviews with classical musicians

Conductor Bramwell Tovey is the first guest interviewed in a new program entitled “The Everything Will Be Okay Podcast,” in which host Jenna Simeonov speaks with Canadian classical musicians...

May 13, 2020

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s 2020-21 season: premieres by Scofano, Clyne, Leshnoff, Maroney, Esmail, Morris

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) in Texas has announced details of its 2020-21 season, which will open September 26 with a program led by ROCO Artistic Partner Mei-Ann...

May 12, 2020

Cleveland International Piano Competition creates virtual competition

Piano Cleveland, the presenting organization of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, has announced Virtu(al)oso, an online piano competition for pianists ages 18 to 32, designed to help provide financial...

May 11, 2020