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Canton Symphony podcast episode to feature conductor Jeri Lynne Johnson

The Canton Symphony Orchestra has posted the latest episode in its “Orchestrating Change” podcast, an hourlong conversation with Jeri Lynne Johnson, founder and artistic director of the Black Pearl...

February 1, 2022

Boston Modern Orchestra Project returns in person at Symphony Hall, Feb. 18

Boston Modern Orchestra Project will present its first public performance in more than 18 months on February 18 at Boston’s Symphony Hall. The concert, “Pulling Out All the Stops,”...

January 31, 2022

Apollo Theater to host free virtual event, “Deep River: Black Currents in Classical Music”

On February 3 at 7 p.m. ET, the Apollo Theater in New York City will host “Deep River: Black Currents in Classical Music,” a virtual event co-presented by the...

January 28, 2022

Orchestras adjust family concerts, due to COVID-19 surge

Colorado’s Arapahoe Philharmonic and Symphony Tacoma in Washington State are among orchestras that have recently rescheduled children’s concerts, due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. Symphony Tacoma has canceled...

January 27, 2022

South Carolina Philharmonic to perform all-American program of music by Gershwin, Goodwin, Price, Still

On February 5, the South Carolina Philharmonic will perform Three Songs for Tenor and Orchestra by local composer and jazz musician Dick Goodwin, on an all-American program including music...

January 26, 2022

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra to give world premiere of Aikman’s “Alarm!” concerto for saxophone quartet

On January 29, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and the PRISM saxophone quartet will perform the world premiere of Alarm! by James Aikman, the orchestra’s composer in residence. The orchestra...

January 25, 2022

Houston Symphony’s two-week “Andrés Fest” with new works by Bruce Broughton, Wynton Marsalis, Kyle Rivera

The Houston Symphony has announced full programming details for its March 2022 two-week “Andrés Fest: A Symphonic Celebration,” paying tribute to Andrés Orozco-Estrada, who will step down as music...

January 24, 2022

New York Philharmonic adds three free virtual Young People’s Concerts

The New York Philharmonic has released the first two episodes of RECONNECT, a three-part series of virtual Young People’s Concerts exploring how composers can reconnect with the people and...

January 21, 2022

Colour of Music Festival to return in Charleston, S.C., Feb. 2-5

The ninth annual Colour of Music Festival showcasing Black classical musicians and composers will be held in Charleston, South Carolina from February 2 to 5, 2022. The festival will...

January 20, 2022

Fresno Philharmonic releases free digital “Peter and the Wolf”

The Fresno Philharmonic has released Peter and the Wolf, its first free digital program aimed specifically at young audiences. The Young People’s Concert—featuring Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf narrated...

January 19, 2022