New York Philharmonic cancels remainder of 2019-20 season, launches concert streams due to coronavirus closures

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“The New York Philharmonic canceled the remainder of its season on Monday, bowing to the reality that the coronavirus pandemic will silence large-scale performances … for months to come,”...

March 24, 2020

Chicago Symphony’s Riccardo Muti, in Ravenna, Italy, talks about music during COVID-19

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“The last time Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti conducted a concert, Feb. 23 in Orchestra Hall, few of us realized that the music was about to stop...

March 24, 2020

During pandemic, Baltimore Symphony musicians stream concerts from home

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“The show must go on! The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra isn’t letting the coronavirus pandemic keep people from enjoying music,” reports Baltimore television station CBS/WJZ13 on Sunday (3/22). “The orchestra...

March 24, 2020

Musicians at Toronto Symphony and Rotterdam Philharmonic make music videos during quarantine

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“Musicians from Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra have joined forces to perform Beethoven’s 9th symphony together from their bedrooms,” writes Hasan Chowdhury in Monday’s (3/23) Telegraph (U.K.). “Members of the Dutch...

March 24, 2020

Relief funds for musicians during pandemic

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“A growing number of organizations are providing relief funding to performing artists who have lost income due to cancelled concerts, teaching jobs, and recording sessions since the Coronavirus (COVID-19)...

March 24, 2020

Colburn School moves music instruction online for remainder of academic year

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In Los Angeles, the Colburn School’s Conservatory, Music Academy, and Dance Academy are implementing online learning through the end of the semester. The changes were made following Governor Gavin...

March 24, 2020

March 24 update: postponements and cancellations at orchestras, conservatories, and concert halls, plus newly added livestreams and videos, due to coronavirus outbreak

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From the time that COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) first impacted the performing arts several weeks ago, The Hub has been tracking postponements and cancellations by U.S. and international orchestras, performing...

March 24, 2020