Midland Symphony gives its first indoor concert since March, days before state issues new order restricting gatherings

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“After just a little over a month of being reopened, local entertainment venues are preparing to close [after] the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an epidemic...

November 18, 2020

Johnson City Symphony cancels spring 2021 concerts, with plans to move to virtual platform

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“The Johnson City Symphony Orchestra has announced that concerts will not be held in the spring of 2021 due to COVID-19,” writes Murry Lee in Tuesday’s (11/17) WJHL-TV (Johnson...

November 18, 2020

Third report issued by coalition studying musicians and spread of COVID-19 aerosols

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“The National Federation of State High School Associations, the College Band Directors National Association, and a coalition of more than 125 performing arts organizations,” including the League of American...

November 18, 2020

Baltimore Symphony appoints James Conlon as artistic advisor, effective in 2021-22

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“The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed LA Opera Music Director James Conlon as the BSO’s artistic advisor, beginning in September 2021,” writes Marcus Dieterle in Tuesday’s (11/17) Baltimore Fishbowl....

November 18, 2020

Julia Bullock’s creative, empathetic approach to curating orchestral programs

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“In February, Julia Bullock stood on stage at Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, excavating the depths of her soul [in] Benjamin Britten’s Les Illuminations, based on Rimbaud’s poems...

November 18, 2020

Review: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Gonzalez-Granados and soloist Branford Marsalis in Dvořák, Glazunov, Villa-Lobos

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“Could the Philadelphia Orchestra have handed [Conducting Fellow] Lina Gonzalez-Granados a more challenging program?” writes Peter Dobrin in Friday’s (11/13) Philadelphia Inquirer. “In this week’s online production … all...

November 18, 2020

Youth Orchestras of Fresno bolsters online instruction during 2020-21 season

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Since March, California’s Youth Orchestras of Fresno has been offering online instruction for its musicians, with a curriculum that includes lessons and master classes with professional musicians from around...

November 18, 2020

League​ webinar: “Shifting from Stage to Screen”

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How and why are orchestras moving musical content to digital platforms and creating entirely new experiences for virtual audiences? Is this a short-term response to the pandemic or the...

November 18, 2020