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Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center form corporate partnership to be run by Philadelphia Orchestra

“The Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center have initiated a corporate alliance that would consolidate their governance under a single parent company,” reports Peter Dobrin in Friday’s (6/18) Philadelphia Inquirer....

June 18, 2021

WQXR to broadcast and stream 24-hour music marathon celebrating Black artistry and Juneteenth

“Juneteenth is the holiday that celebrates Black Americans’ emancipation from slavery,” states an unsigned article on last Saturday’s WQXR.org. “To celebrate, WQXR is presenting a 24-hour marathon of composers...

June 18, 2021

Johnstown Symphony’s 2021-22 season: at the airport, 9/11 memorial, and concert halls

“The Johnstown Symphony Orchestra is bringing the love for its 2021-22 season,” writes Kelly Urban in Wednesday’s (6/16) Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, PA). “On Tuesday, the symphony announced its 93rd season,...

June 18, 2021

Boston Symphony announces 2021-22 season: Beethoven, Strauss, Shostakovich, Janáček, Berg, new works by Rands, Adolphe, Saariaho, Gandolfi

“When the Boston Symphony Orchestra and music director Andris Nelsons welcome listeners back to Symphony Hall on Sept. 30 for the first time in 18 months, they will do...

June 18, 2021

Iowa’s Dobson Pipe Organ Builders destroyed in fire

“Fire destroyed a western Iowa business that makes pipe organs for churches, schools and other customers around the world,” reads an unsigned report in Wednesday’s (6/16) Des Moines Register...

June 18, 2021

Copyright board raises royalty rate for webcasters

“On Friday (June 11), the Copyright Royalty Board announced a royalty rate increase for digital performances of sound recordings over the Internet by nonexempt, noninteractive transmission services—or webcasters like...

June 18, 2021

How Chicago Symphony composer-in-residence Missy Mazzoli kept the new music going, despite the pandemic

“If Missy Mazzoli weren’t, well, Missy Mazzoli, hers might have been remembered as the Chicago Symphony residency that wasn’t,” writes Hannah Edgar in Wednesday’s (6/16) Chicago Tribune. “Her long-awaited...

June 17, 2021

Musicians raise money for food bank during Spokane’s Street Music Week

“The Sforzando Quartet hadn’t played a street corner before, so the four members had to work out some kinks Monday when they got together in downtown Spokane,” writes Colin...

June 17, 2021

Louis Langrée to step down as Cincinnati Symphony’s music director in 2024

“Music director Louis Langrée will not renew his contract with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra when it expires at the end of the 2023-24 season,” writes Janelle Gelfand in Wednesday’s...

June 17, 2021

New deans of UNCSA’s music, dance, and filmmaking divisions

“The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), located in Winston-Salem … is undergoing major changes, as witnessed by the arrival of new deans at three of...

June 17, 2021