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Owensboro Symphony’s 2022-23 season

“The Owensboro Symphony has announced its lineup of performances for its upcoming 57th season,” writes Freddie Bourne in Friday’s (5/13) Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (KY). “Troy Quinn, music director, will be...

May 16, 2022

Future of city-owned classical radio station in Dallas to be determined

“The future of WRR-FM (101.1), Dallas’ classical music station, is uncertain,” writes Tim Diovanni in Friday’s (5/13) Dallas Morning News. “In June, the Dallas City Council could decide to...

May 16, 2022

Considering the roots and influences of Ukrainian music and composers

“The first week of May, I attended four concerts. All four, whether by chance or intent, had a connection with Ukraine,” writes Mark Swed in Thursday’s (5/12) Los Angeles...

May 16, 2022

Silkroad ensemble and Rhiannon Giddens plan eight-concert “Phoenix Rising” tour in July

“Silkroad’s main programming initiative, the Silkroad Ensemble, has … announced eight new tour dates featuring Artistic Director Rhiannon Giddens,” writes Hilary Saunders in Thursday’s (5/12) No Depression, a quarterly...

May 16, 2022

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s 2022-23 season: new artistic partners, contemporary composers, Neighborhood Series

“The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra is all about collaboration,” writes Rob Hubbard in Wednesday’s (5/11) Star Tribune (Minneapolis). “And the 2022-23 season announced Wednesday demonstrates that some very exciting...

May 13, 2022

Longtime Dayton Philharmonic artistic director to retire in 2027

“The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance has announced that the Dayton Philharmonic Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman has charted a five-year course for his retirement from the philharmonic in...

May 13, 2022

Melissa White to perform with Chicago Sinfonietta in specially designed “Butterfly Lovers” Concerto dress

“Melissa White has lost count of how many times she’s performed with the Chicago Sinfonietta,” writes Hannah Edgar in Thursday’s (5/12) Chicago Tribune. “On May 14 and 16, she’ll...

May 13, 2022

Composer Anthony Davis, now in the spotlight with new “Malcolm X” and “The Central Park Five” productions

“As the orchestra of the Detroit Opera tuned itself for a recent rehearsal, the outline of a vast spacecraft loomed over the pit,” writes Seth Colter Walls in Thursday’s...

May 13, 2022

Obituary: Pianist Alexander Toradze, 69

“Alexander Toradze, a solo classical concert pianist who was best known for his Russian repertoire, has died in hospital aged 69,” writes Sophia Alexandra Hall in Thursday’s (5/12) Classic...

May 13, 2022

New World Symphony receives $30 million gift honoring artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas

“When famed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas performed his last concerts as the New World Symphony artistic director this weekend in Miami, he … welcomed a gift for the symphony...

May 12, 2022