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Paul Bhasin appointed music director of DeKalb Symphony Orchestra 

“The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra has named Paul Bhasin as its new music director,” states an unsigned article in last Thursday’s (7/21) Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Clarkston, Georgia-based “symphony spent its...

July 28, 2022

Boston Typewriter Orchestra gives new meaning to “keyboard instrument”

”At most concerts, it’s a traditional band or a singer that’s the big draw. For the Boston Typewriter Orchestra, it’s the typewriters,” reports Levan Reid in Tuesday’s (7/26) CBS...

July 28, 2022

New French record label to focus on neglected women composers of the past

“A new record label devoted to releasing music by forgotten women composers will be launched this September,” writes Hannah Nepilova in Tuesday’s (7/26) BBC Music (U.K.). “Founded by cellist...

July 28, 2022

Grant Park Music Festival in August: world premieres, Haydn’s “Creation,” mariachi music, choral music

The Grant Park Music Festival’s free concerts at Chicago’s Millennium Park this August will include a program marking the 60th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus, a night of...

July 28, 2022

Louisville Orchestra’s initial Creators Corps residencies go to composers Lisa Bielawa, TJ Cole, and Tyler Taylor

“Three artists are joining Louisville Orchestra for its 2022-2023 performance season as part of the organization’s new commissioning initiative called ‘Creators Corps,’ ” reports Stephanie Wolf in Monday’s (7/25)...

July 27, 2022

Nashville Symphony taps Baltimore Symphony’s Tonya McBride Robles as COO

“The Nashville Symphony has hired Tonya McBride Robles as chief operating officer,” reads an unsigned article in Friday’s (7/22) Nashville Post (TN). “According to a release, McBride Robles replaces outgoing COO and long-time Nashville Symphony...

July 27, 2022

Carlos Simon’s new “Requiem for the Enslaved”

“In 1838, Georgetown University was facing bankruptcy. Their solution? To raise funds by selling 272 enslaved men, women and children of African descent to sugarcane plantations in Louisiana,” writes...

July 27, 2022

Park Avenue Chamber Symphony’s 2022-23 season

“The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has announced their 2022-23 season, ‘Journeys and Soundscapes,’ featuring world-class soloists, innovative experiences and symphonic music spanning Bach through Prokofiev,” writes Stephi Wild in...

July 27, 2022

New “Black Hole Symphony” at Boston Museum of Science planetarium

“When the world stopped in awe last week to gaze at the photos released from the James Webb Space Telescope, the snapshots accomplished a challenging feat: they made astronomy...

July 27, 2022

Pacific Symphony to present “Concert for Healing” following May 15 church shooting

California’s Pacific Symphony and Pacific Chorale will perform a “Concert for Healing” on August 3 at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, California. The concert will open with the...

July 27, 2022