LA Phil cellist Ben Hong gives voice to a city’s grief, following death of Kobe Bryant

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Ben Hong, associate principal cello of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, “starred at the most impactful Lakers game in history even though it was the first Lakers game he had...

February 11, 2020

San Diego Symphony to launch new waterside outdoor concert venue this summer

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“The San Diego Symphony will start a bold new chapter with the July 10 opening of its new, year-round $45 million outdoor concert and events venue, The Shell,” writes...

February 11, 2020

Dallas Symphony to premiere Tate’s “Ghost of the White Deer” concerto, featuring orchestra’s principal bassoon

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“The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s concerts over Valentine’s Day weekend will bring together musical works based on love stories, one of them a world premiere,” writes Brian Reinhart in Thursday’s...

February 11, 2020

In New Zealand, plans to cut live classical FM channel are met with protests

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“Radio New Zealand Concert, the staid classical music arm of Radio New Zealand, does not usually create headlines,” writes Charlotte Graham-McLay in Monday’s (2/10) Guardian (U.K.) “But the hackles...

February 11, 2020

The underappreciated Leroy Anderson

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“Like Norman Rockwell, Leroy Anderson found his niche in an underappreciated arena of American popular culture,” writes Joshua Kosman in Sunday’s (2/9) San Francisco Chronicle. “Anderson, who died in...

February 11, 2020

Obituary: Lois Schaefer, Boston Symphony’s longtime principal piccolo, 95

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“In more than 2,000 Boston Pops performances of ‘The Stars and Stripes Forever,’ a moment always arrived when Lois Schaefer was the star of the show,” writes Bryan Marquard...

February 11, 2020

Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra heads to the planetarium

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California’s Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform at Modesto Junior College Great Valley Museum and Planetarium for a February 15 event entitled “Music Aligns with the Stars.” The concert...

February 11, 2020

On Feb. 26, participate in a League webinar on next-gen philanthropy

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We are living through the greatest intergenerational transfer of wealth in our nation’s history as $30 trillion is being handed from one generation (Baby Boomers) to the next (mostly...

February 11, 2020