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Paducah Symphony to create more access to music education with new academy

“The Paducah Symphony Orchestra has officially kicked off a campaign, in order to raise funds to cover start-up costs for its new music academy at the former Walter C....

November 22, 2021

Cleveland Orchestra to accept lab-certified antigen tests for admission to Severance Music Center

“The Cleveland Orchestra just made it a little easier to attend its popular Holiday Concerts,” writes Zachary Lewis in Saturday’s (11/20) Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH). “On Friday, the group...

November 22, 2021

Australia’s Melbourne Digital Concert Hall expands, with 200 streamed concerts planned for 2022

“Australia has a new virtual concert hall, thanks to a bold move by the pandemic success story that helped save classical music, the Melbourne Digital Concert Hall,” writes Nick...

November 22, 2021

UK musicians will no longer need visas for engagements of less than 90 days in Spain

“The UK’s music industry has welcomed the decision by the Spanish government to scrap post-Brexit visa requirements for UK artists on short-term tours, but warned significant issues still remain...

November 22, 2021

Opinion: do concert programs that group composers by ethnicity or gender move classical music forward?

“Resonance Works Pittsburgh is a small performing arts company that programs a mix of traditional classical composers … alongside living composers,” writes Jeremy Reynolds in Thursday’s (11/18) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette....

November 22, 2021

Sky-high music: Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra performs with Emerald City Trapeze Arts

“Chamber music and circus arts seem like an unlikely pairing. But two local performance groups have come together … to create ‘Dances in the Sky,’ an aerial circus arts...

November 19, 2021

OKC Philharmonic’s new principal trombone on returning home and reconnecting with his Chickasaw heritage

“Adam Hanna will be sliding into his role as the Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s new principal trombonist with Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9 … Nov. 20 … at the Civic...

November 19, 2021

Knoxville Symphony’s new principal flute and principal bassoon: Devan Jaquez and Justin Cummings

“Symphony orchestra rosters are generally very stable, but it is inevitable that both professional ambitions and personal needs produce some turnover of player personnel,” writes Alan Sherrod in Thursday’s...

November 19, 2021

Kronos Quartet to perform new Abels/Finney collaborative work tracing 400 years of Black American history

“Nikky Finney, a poet and professor from South Carolina, won the National Book Award in 2011 for her poetry collection Head Off & Split,” reports Tim Grieving on Wednesday’s...

November 19, 2021

Horn player Felix Klieser, advocating for accessibility for musicians with physical disabilities

“Playing any wind instrument is a feat in its own right … but Felix Klieser, who was born without arms, had to rely on his feet to pursue his...

November 19, 2021