League’s Catalyst Fund grants: supporting greater equity, diversity, and inclusion at U.S. orchestras

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“The Catalyst Fund, a three-year, $2.1 million program launched in 2019 by the League of American Orchestras, is designed to help its members identify, confront and ultimately correct what...

June 25, 2020

Utah Symphony names Nashville Symphony’s Steven Brosvik as next president and CEO

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“Utah Symphony and Utah Opera have chosen their new president and CEO, a veteran executive who has worked for orchestras across the nation,” writes Sean P. Means in Wednesday’s...

June 25, 2020

Composer Adolphus Hailstork to write requiem cantata for George Floyd

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“Adolphus Hailstork (born 1941) is only getting better with age,” writes Michael Zwiebach in Tuesday’s (6/23) San Francisco Classical Voice. “The premiere of Still Holding On, commissioned and performed...

June 25, 2020

How the Central Ohio Symphony helped those suffering in the state’s opioid crisis

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“According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017, Ohio was second in the nation in deaths resulting from opioid overdoses,” writes Peter Tonguette in the spring issue...

June 25, 2020

Obituary: Canadian conductor Victor Feldbrill, 96

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“Victor Feldbrill, principal conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra from 1958-68, founder of the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, and tireless champion of music by Canadian composers, died on June...

June 25, 2020

Opinion: Pandemic may offer opportunity for classical music to gain new audiences

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Before the coronavirus pandemic, “the Seattle Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic had been … attracting an urban and near-suburban core of younger adults to their regular concert series,”...

June 25, 2020

Berkeley Symphony’s virtual town hall to address role of arts in combating systemic racism

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On June 29 at 5 p.m., California’s Berkeley Symphony will host Reflections Town Hall, a virtual convening to address the role of arts organizations in combating systemic racism. The...

June 25, 2020