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San Francisco Symphony names Matthew Spivey as CEO Julia Wolfe’s “Her Story,” about equality for women, gets world premiere by Nashville Symphony; will be performed by orchestras of Boston,...

September 22, 2022

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  San Francisco Symphony/San Francisco Conservatory’s Emerging Black Composers Project launches with Trevor Weston’s “Push” New four-year contract for Minnesota Orchestra musicians, with salary increases Rachel Hagemeier named president...

September 29, 2022

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New artistic director at Florida’s New World Symphony: Stéphane Denève 30 orchestras selected to join League of American Orchestras’ new consortium, presenting newly commissioned works by six women composers...

October 6, 2022

Boston Symphony’s Gail Samuel on tackling multiple challenges, ushering in change

“Confronting the challenge of wooing listeners back to concerts, widening the audience by appealing to multi-generational groups, and pushing an often-insular industry perceived as elitist by some into diversity...

August 8, 2022

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What the reopening of Geffen Hall means for the New York Philharmonic—and the city Philly Pops considering restoration of historic theater in North Philadelphia Iowa’s Quad City Symphony to...

October 13, 2022

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  San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen premiere Magnus Lindberg piano concerto, with Yuja Wang Philadelphia Orchestra cancels upcoming China tour, citing COVID protocol concerns Long excluded,...

October 20, 2022

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At Minnesota Orchestra, Thomas Søndergård begins to make his mark as music director designate Catching up with alumni of the League of American Orchestras’ Essentials of Orchestra Management program...

October 27, 2022

Family classical-music road-trip, including festivals in Colorado and Wyoming

“Four classical music festivals. Three children. Two exhausted parents, with a brave grandfather in tow. One bedraggled minivan. It’ll be fun, my wife promised me. Surprisingly, it was,” writes...

August 8, 2022

Montana to Nevada: Ignacio Barrón Viela selected as Reno Philharmonic’s president and CEO

“Ignacio Barrón Viela’s love for music started at his childhood home in Spain, but soon it will lead him to Reno. Barrón Viela will begin his new role as...

August 8, 2022

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s three-week Summermusik festival: Piazzolla, women composers, chamber crawls, new “Symphonie fantastique” arrangement

“Coming out of Covid, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s Eckart Preu has a new motto: Joy. ‘It’s not just another season. It is a joyful occasion, and I think everyone will...

August 8, 2022