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Atlanta Symphony announces return of in-person concerts in Sept. 2021, with Spano remaining an extra year

“Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conductor Robert Spano is staying around for another year to welcome audiences back to Symphony Hall,” writes Jon Ross in Thursday’s (5/6) Atlanta Journal-Constitution (GA). “Instead...

May 7, 2021

Curtis’s David Serkin Ludwig to head Juilliard School’s music division

“Composer David Serkin Ludwig, who joined the Curtis Institute of Music nearly two decades ago and has held various leadership positions at the school, is leaving to become dean...

May 7, 2021

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center to give in-person concerts starting this fall

“October 19 marks the opening of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s 2021-22 season, with Alice Tully Hall welcoming audiences back after 18 months,” writes Susan Elliott in...

May 7, 2021

What it’s like to take in a virtual-reality opera

“I’m standing in the small space that is hosting the world’s first ever virtual reality opera,” writes Stuart Jeffries in Tuesday’s (4/5) Guardian (U.K.). “I have a headset, headphones...

May 7, 2021

California Symphony’s virtual premiere of Viet Cuong’s “Next Week’s Trees”

“For the past 29 years, the California Symphony has supported living composers through its Young American Composer-in-Residence Program,” writes Iris Kwok in Tuesday’s (5/4) San Francisco Classical Voice. “Beginning...

May 6, 2021

Travel restrictions prevent Houston Symphony Music Director Orozco-Estrada from returning to Houston this weekend

“This weekend the Houston Symphony planned a welcome back … to its music director and conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada,” writes Andrew Dansby in Wednesday’s (5/5) Houston Chronicle. “The coronavirus pandemic...

May 6, 2021

Philadelphia Orchestra sets fall 2021 return to Verizon Hall

“Concerts will be shorter—60 to 75 minutes long—and without intermission. Attendance will be limited and audiences distanced. The ensemble will remain smaller, for now,” writes Peter Dobrin in Wednesday’s...

May 6, 2021

Hartford Symphony’s Carolyn Kuan to remain with orchestra through 2024

“Carolyn Kuan, who has served as music director for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra since 2011, will continue to lead for another three years … through the end of the...

May 6, 2021

Chicago Symphony’s first indoor, in-person concerts, May 27-June 13, led by three guest conductors

“The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association has just announced that beginning May 27, and running through June 13, the CSO will perform its first concerts for a live audience since...

May 6, 2021

Personnel appointments at Philadelphia Orchestra and Pittsburgh Symphony

“The Philadelphia Orchestra has promoted its manager of global affairs Danielle Allen to director of education and community,” writes Nicholas Beard in Wednesday’s (5/5) Musical America (subscription required). “As...

May 6, 2021