Category: Media View

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Detroit Symphony’s Christopher Harrington to lead Twin Cities’ Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

“The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts has hired a dynamic trailblazer as its next president and CEO. Detroit arts executive Christopher Harrington will become the 12th leader of...

September 10, 2021

Knoxville Symphony’s 24 commissions for solo KSO musicians, debuting virtually

“The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has seemingly created a trifecta of musical marvels that magically brought together an artist, a composer, and a patron,” writes Diana Skinner in Tuesday’s (9/7)...

September 10, 2021

Memphis Symphony’s Brandon Knisley on how the orchestra is evolving and adapting its mission

“Brandon Knisley, vice president of patron engagement at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, has to be a great juggler,” writes Alex Greene in Wednesday’s (9/8) Memphis Flyer (TN). “He’s intimately...

September 10, 2021

New proposal for national music school in Edinburgh, Scotland

“A £55 million national music centre plan has been put forward for the old Royal High School in Edinburgh after a luxury hotel proposal was rejected,” writes Brian Donnelly...

September 10, 2021

Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s three-part “Back on Stage” film series, documenting orchestra’s pandemic experience

“The Hong Kong Sinfonietta is presenting Back on Stage, a three-part concert film series, … in Hong Kong cinemas this month,” writes Jess Ma in last Friday’s (9/3) South...

September 9, 2021

Tucson Symphony marks Mexican Independence Day in partnership with local Consulate of Mexico

“The Consulate of Mexico in Tucson has tapped the Tucson Symphony Orchestra to help it celebrate the bicentennial of the end of the Mexican War of Independence,” writes Cathalena...

September 9, 2021

Elgin Youth Symphony prepares for fall with three-day orchestra camp

“In many ways, Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Fall Camp resembles any other camp for kids,” writes Lynn Martin in Tuesday’s (9/7) Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). “There are campers...

September 9, 2021

The new concert quiet: a rare positive pandemic side-effect

“Clearing your throat in public was once a minor annoyance to the people around you. These days, it could prompt a Covid panic,” writes Anita Singh in Tuesday’s (9/7)...

September 9, 2021

Michigan’s Adrian Symphony to launch season with Price, Theofanidis, Berlioz

“For its return to live performances after more than a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Adrian Symphony Orchestra has programmed a season that blends some tried...

September 9, 2021

American composer Jessie Montgomery, in demand at orchestras from coast to coast

“Some composers—almost always white men—[have been] exalted as pathbreakers, while truly original work coming from artists of color has been overlooked,” writes Joshua Barone in Monday’s (9/6) New York...

September 9, 2021