Category: Media View

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Boston Symphony launches “Music in Changing Times” digital series with Dvořák, Ives, Price

  “After losing its spring season, its summer season, and now the entirety of its 2020-21 season, the BSO is taking emergency measures to stay connected with its subscribers,...

November 20, 2020

Minnesota’s Metropolitan Symphony creates videos about Mahler and Argento

“When COVID called a halt to their fall 2020 concerts, the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra found another way to connect with their audiences,” writes Pamela Espeland in Thursday’s (11/19) Minn...

November 20, 2020

Port Angeles Symphony suspends rehearsals and performances, following new safety guidelines

“The Port Angeles Symphony Orchestra has suspended its performance activities due to heightened safety precautions across Washington state, conductor and music director Jonathan Pasternack announced this week,” reads an...

November 20, 2020

New Century Chamber Orchestra and Daniel Hope release six “Hope@Home” concerts

“In March of this year, as the pandemic shut performances down all over the world, [violinist and conductor] Daniel Hope began a series of 14 daily concerts live from...

November 20, 2020

Increasing diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in Cincinnati’s arts organizations

“ ‘Lifting as We Learn’ is a diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA) commitment that ArtsWave adopted in June 2020,” writes ArtsWave Chief Operating Officer Kate Kennedy in Monday’s...

November 20, 2020

Australia’s arts and music festivals scale back for 2021, will focus on local artists

“Covid-19 has thrown huge challenges at Australia’s major arts festivals this summer, not least the maintenance of audience physical distancing at crowded events and border closures excluding most international...

November 20, 2020

Milwaukee Symphony’s renovated concert hall and offices expected to be ready by year’s end

“The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s transformation of the former Warner Grand Theater … into its new concert hall and headquarters has been a long road,” writes Bobby Tanzilo in Tuesday’s...

November 19, 2020

Kennedy Center cancels live performances through April 2021, expands digital presence; Kennedy Center Honors to move to virtual platform

“The Kennedy Center is canceling all scheduled live performances through April 25 as well as next summer’s slate of Broadway touring shows,” writes Peggy McGlone in Wednesday’s (11/18) Washington...

November 19, 2020

San Diego Symphony’s associate principal bass—and pro-tem video editor

“Susan Wulff’s life was profoundly impacted when the San Diego Symphony had to cancel its 2020 spring, summer and fall concert seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic,” writes George...

November 19, 2020

Curtis Institute appoints Michelle Cann as chair of piano studies, position named in honor of Eleanor Sokoloff

“The Curtis Institute of Music has created a position in honor of Eleanor Sokoloff, the legendary piano professor who taught at the school for more than eight decades, and...

November 19, 2020