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Puerto Rico Symphony and island’s other cultural groups offer help in aftermath of earthquake

“Cultural organizations in Puerto Rico are mobilizing efforts in response to the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that rocked the island on January 7, sending aftershocks and temblors that have continued...

January 16, 2020

Gustavo Dudamel to remain LA Phil’s music director through 2025-26

“Bravo, Gustavo. That is the message from the board of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, which on Wednesday said it had extended the contract of music and artistic director Gustavo...

January 16, 2020

West Virginia Symphony, at 80, looking backward and forward

“On Nov. 14, 1939, musicians gathered at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium for the first concert as the Charleston Civic Orchestra,” writes Kailee E. Gallahan in Monday’s (1/13) State Journal...

January 16, 2020

Salisbury Symphony gets local with “Come, Hear North Carolina” program

“The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra will premiere a new work by North Carolina composer Marc Hoffman” on January 26, writes David Whisenant on Tuesday (1/14) at WBTV in Charlotte, N.C....

January 16, 2020

Review: Anchorage Symphony in music for Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton films, arranged by orchestra’s bass clarinetist

“Anchorage audiences love movies. Anchorage audiences love their Anchorage Symphony Orchestra. Combine the two, and you’re in for a lively night at the theater,” writes Colin Roshak in Tuesday’s...

January 16, 2020

Baltimore Symphony announces $7.25 million in donations; Vision Committee continues to plan orchestra’s future

“The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has raised $6 million in the past month as the group works on a plan for its future,” writes Amanda Yeager in Tuesday’s (1/14) Baltimore...

January 15, 2020

League’s Rosen and Noonan honored for outstanding arts advocacy by APAP

“The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) yesterday honored a number of its members during a special awards ceremony” in Manhattan, writes Susan Elliott in Tuesday’s (1/14) Musical America...

January 15, 2020

Cincinnati Symphony to mark 125 years with Gershwin, Winstead, Ysaÿe, Ellington, Bjarnason, Scriabin

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming 125th-anniversary concert will honor “beloved musicians of the past and present,” writes Madeline Mitchell in Sunday’s (1/12) Cincinnati Enquirer (OH). “A 1924 perforator recording...

January 15, 2020

Orlando Philharmonic gets informal with new “Resonate” event

“For a new event called ‘Resonate,’ the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is going casual,” writes Matthew J. Palm in Sunday’s (1/12) Orlando Sentinel (FL). “ ‘Resonate,’ which takes place Jan....

January 15, 2020

Inaugural Lewis Prize for Music supports educational opportunities for young people

“The Lewis Prize for Music, a new philanthropic organization focused on fostering music education and career development in young people, announced its first slate of winners,” writes Lauren Messman...

January 15, 2020