Seattle Symphony’s streamed music performances, bringing people together virtually during pandemic

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“It had been a scary week in Seattle, then the center of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States,” writes Brooke Jarvis in Tuesday’s (3/24) Seattle Times. “When I...

March 25, 2020

Arkansas Symphony musicians’ “Bedtime with Bach” series, livestreamed from home

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“As the coronavirus began to spread throughout China early this year, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Drew Irvin began to think about what being quarantined would mean for him and...

March 25, 2020

Maine’s Portland Symphony creates relief fund for musicians, who are sharing videos from home

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“Although the Portland Symphony Orchestra has had to cancel upcoming performances due to COVID-19, they have been busy preparing to launch two initiatives: the PSO Musician Relief Fund and...

March 25, 2020

Ojai Music Festival cancels June 2020 festival due to coronavirus

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“The Ojai Music Festival has joined the list of coronavirus cancellations, festival board Chairman Jerry Eberhardt said Tuesday, marking the first time since its founding in 1947 that the...

March 25, 2020

Staff layoffs at Canada’s Banff Centre for the arts during coronavirus closures

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“The COVID-19 outbreak has nearly shut down the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, forcing it to lay off 75 per cent of its staff members, effective immediately,” writes...

March 25, 2020

U.K. artist-management firm Hazard Chase to close in wake of Covid-19 pandemic

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“The folding of the Cambridge/London-based Hazard Chase artist management company in the wake of the Covid-19-induced collapse of worldwide music-making will send shock waves around not just the profession...

March 25, 2020

March 25 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, The Hub has been tracking postponements and cancellations by U.S. and international orchestras, performing arts centers, and...

March 25, 2020