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Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale to perform Joel Thompson’s “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed”

“Death after death drove each step of ‘Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,’ ” writes Jenna Ross in Friday’s (5/13) Star Tribune (Minneapolis). “Eric Garner’s death … is part...

May 18, 2022

What it takes to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion within organizations

‘To understand how associations can sustain and improve their DEI -diversity, equity, and inclusion] initiatives over the long term, we spoke with Simon Woods, president and CEO of the...

May 18, 2022

Artosphere Music Director Corrado Rovaris on the festival’s music this season

“The Artosphere Festival Orchestra returns to the Walton Arts Center this spring to showcase the talents of 90 young musicians in three very different performances,” writes Becca Martin-Brown in...

May 18, 2022

At the Springfield Symphony, contract talks continue, season announcement planned for 2022-23

“The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is planning to start a 2022-2023 season in the fall and to do it with its unionized musicians on the Symphony Hall stage,” writes Jim...

May 18, 2022

Fort Smith Symphony to spotlight composer Louis Ballard with performances, recording, and school programs

“ ‘Volume 1 of the Florence Price series on Naxos Records was recorded by the Fort Smith Symphony and is credited as one of the catalysts in the current...

May 17, 2022

South Dakota Symphony marks 100 years with recent works, and world premiere by John Luther Adams

“The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, the musical pride of Sioux Falls, … celebrated its centennial this season, in ambitious style,” writes Alex Ross in Monday’s (5/16) New Yorker. “The...

May 17, 2022

Manhattan School of Music selects J.T. Kane to lead new Instrumental Studies and Orchestral Performance Division

“On July 1 J. T. Kane will be joining the Manhattan School of Music as dean of the newly created Instrumental Studies and Orchestral Performance Division,” writes Sarah Shay...

May 17, 2022

Third Coast Percussion’s eclectic approach: new works with a range of composers and performers

“The style of electronic music and dance known as footwork might appear a strange bedfellow to classical music, but … Third Coast Percussion embraces the fleet-footed sound on Perspectives,...

May 17, 2022

Updating the listener experience at Boston classical radio station CRB

“To get a sense of how much the environment of radio broadcasting has changed in the past half century, one only need ask CRB station manager Anthony Rudel,” writes...

May 17, 2022

Review: Rochester Philharmonic world premiere of violin concerto by Roberto Sierra

“Call it ‘A Concert for Lydia,’ the daughter of Andreas Delfs, music director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra,” writes Gil French in Thursday’s (5/12) Classical Voice North America. “She...

May 16, 2022