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Exploring data analytics tools in the performing arts

“The LA Dodgers call it the ‘War Room,’ [a] vastly complex computer screen … capable of calling up, comparing, and analyzing the most in-depth data on every player in...

May 6, 2022

Composer Jonathan Bailey Holland to lead Carnegie Mellon School of Music

“Carnegie Mellon University announced on Wednesday that it has appointed a new head for its School of Music,” writes Jordyn Hronec in Wednesday’s (5/4) Pittsburgh Business Times (PA). “Jonathan...

May 6, 2022

Atlanta’s Orchestra Noir set to perform mix of hip-hop/R&B and classical in Birmingham, Alabama

“Jason Ikeem Rodgers clearly remembers the epiphany he had that led him to create the Atlanta, Georgia-based African American ensemble, Orchestra Noir,” writes Je’Don Holloway Talley in Wednesday’s (5/4)...

May 6, 2022

Eastern Music Festival’s 2022 season to include five world premieres

“This summer’s Eastern Music Festival will present the world premieres of new works by five living composers,” writes Dawn Kane in Tuesday’s (5/3) Greensboro News and Record (NC). “The...

May 6, 2022

Facing the lack of diversity at American orchestras

“Over the past 20 years, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra has employed three Black musicians full time, but none now,” writes Tim Diovanni in Thursday’s (5/5) Dallas Morning News. “It...

May 5, 2022

Cincinnati Pops adds 2022-23 performances by Common, Ben Folds

“The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra has added two high-profile performances to its 2022-2023 season,” writes Victoria Moorwood in Wednesday’s (5/4) Cincinnati Enquirer (OH). “The orchestra announced this week that award-winning...

May 5, 2022

Cleveland Orchestra to tour Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Austria this summer

“Planes, trains, and foreign automobiles are back on the agenda for the Cleveland Orchestra,” writes Zachary Lewis in Thursday’s (5/5) Plain Dealer (OH). “On Thursday, the group announced plans...

May 5, 2022

Westmoreland Symphony selects Natalie Ann Kasievich as executive director

“Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra has named Natalie Ann Kasievich as its new executive director,” writes Shirley McMarlin in Tuesday’s (5/3) Tribune-Review (Tarentum, PA). “Kasievich comes to the Greensburg-based symphony from...

May 5, 2022

Review: Harry Christophers’ final Handel and Haydn Society concert as artistic director

“Back in 2009, when Harry Christophers first took the reins of the Handel and Haydn Society, he pledged to re-dedicate the period instrument orchestra and chorus to the music...

May 5, 2022

San Diego Symphony 2022-23: multiple venues, Verdi Requiem, new works by Razaz, Liang, Marquez, Montgomery, Nabors, Larcher

“The San Diego Symphony will be busier than ever on multiple concert stages across San Diego County—and one in Palm Desert—as the $125 million renovation of the orchestra’s Jacobs...

May 4, 2022