Review: Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s outdoor event, first live performance since mid-March

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“The steamy rendition of George Gershwin’s ‘Summertime’ was an apt choice for the woodwinds of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra to perform June 20, the summer solstice,” writes Janelle Gelfand...

June 26, 2020

Opinion: Why Black classical musicians and groups deserve support

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“The political discussion has turned to black businesses and institutions regarding how systemic racism has created a divide that reaches far beyond COVID-19,” writes Lee Pringle, founder and artistic...

June 26, 2020

NYC arts groups look ahead amid uncertainty of pandemic

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“As New York reawakens, the performing-arts world is desperate for clues to its future,” writes Justin Davidson in Monday’s (6/22) New York Magazine. “The city’s status as a cultural...

June 26, 2020

Wichita Falls Symphony’s curated, crowdsourced playlists, “Legato in Times of Staccato”

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“One of the more striking and heartening images that came from Italy during its battle with Covid-19 were the films of neighbors on their balconies playing musical instruments to...

June 26, 2020

Obituary: Dallas Symphony Principal Trumpet Ryan Anthony, 51

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“Ryan Anthony, a nationally acclaimed trumpeter who became principal trumpet of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, died Tuesday after an eight-year battle with multiple myeloma,” writes Scott Cantrell in Wednesday’s...

June 26, 2020

Harada and Kalia to speak in livestream chat, June 27

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Conductors Roger Kalia and Keitaro Harada will hold a livestreamed conversation on June 27 at 9 p.m. ET on Harada’s online series “Music Today.” On YouTube and Facebook, the...

June 26, 2020

Classical artists LA Phil, YOLA, J’Nai Bridges among performers in streamed June 27 pandemic fundraiser

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic, YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles), LA Phil Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, and soprano J’Nai Bridges will be among the musicians scheduled to perform in Global...

June 26, 2020

New Music USA names Reena Esmail and Joe Walker as board co-chairs

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New Music USA, the NYC-based nonprofit that supports the creation and performance of new music, has named composer REENA ESMAIL and business executive JOE WALKER as co-chairs of its...

June 26, 2020

Ara Guzelimian appointed artistic and executive director of Ojai Music Festival

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The Ojai Music Festival in Southern California has named ARA GUZELIMIAN as artistic and executive director as of July 1, 2020, adding the executive director responsibilities to his previously...

June 26, 2020