Category: Media View

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Review: New York Philharmonic’s pandemic-delayed world premiere of Joan Tower’s “1920/2019”

“After a long delay, Joan Tower’s ‘1920/2019’ was premiered on Friday by the New York Philharmonic at Alice Tully Hall,” writes Anthony Tommasini in Sunday’s (12/5) New York Times....

December 8, 2021

Fort Bend Symphony returns to Stafford Centre stage with annual holiday program

“People dressed in red and green sweaters took pictures in front of a fully-decorated Christmas tree … Sunday afternoon in the lobby of the Stafford Centre’s Performing Arts Theatre,”...

December 8, 2021

Sarasota Orchestra to perform Copland, Reid, Beethoven—and 2014 work by guest conductor Teddy Abrams

“When dynamic young conductor Teddy Abrams, music director of the Louisville Orchestra, takes the podium to lead the Sarasota Orchestra next weekend, he will be working on some familiar...

December 8, 2021

American Ryan Bancroft named chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

“The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed 32-year-old American conductor Ryan Bancroft as its chief conductor, with his tenure beginning in the 2023/24 season,” writes Freya Parr in Monday’s...

December 8, 2021

How is streaming changing residual payments to film musicians?

“What does the future hold for the Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund? Like so many aspects of a rapidly changing media business, that’s hard to predict,” writes Jon Burlingame...

December 8, 2021

LA Master Chorale cancels annual “Messiah” indoor singalong amid worries of pandemic surge; event moves outdoors

“In an all-too-familiar pandemic pivot, the Los Angeles Master Chorale on Tuesday announced cancellation of its 40th ‘Messiah’ singalong at the recommendation of the Los Angeles County Department of...

December 8, 2021

With his Mount Vernon Virtuosi collective of musicians, cellist Amit Peled aims to create “musical citizens”

“Cellist Amit Peled … remains fiercely committed to the idea of music as a public right, as something that belongs to everyone,” writes Elizabeth Nonemaker in Friday’s (12/3) Baltimore...

December 7, 2021

League’s Heather Noonan recognized for arts advocacy work during pandemic as one of Musical America’s Top 30 Professionals

“Heather Noonan, the League of American Orchestras’ longtime advocate in Washington, D.C., has been an indispensable guide through the maze of federal COVID-related emergency funding initiatives, most of which...

December 7, 2021

President Biden presents medals to Kennedy Center Honorees for service to the arts

“The Kennedy Center Honors returned to tradition this year with a real-life gala Sunday night and the presence of the president for the first time since 2016,” write Ashraf...

December 7, 2021

Kevin John Edusei appointed principal guest conductor at Fort Worth Symphony

“The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has named Kevin John Edusei its principal guest conductor, starting in the 2022-23 season,” writes Scott Cantrell in Tuesday’s (12/7) Dallas Morning News. “In...

December 7, 2021