Seattle Symphony to begin fall 2020 with streaming concerts, drive-in screening

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Due to the pandemic, “the 2020-21 concert season in Seattle will be unlike any other,” writes Melinda Bargreen in Thursday’s (9/10) Seattle Times. “This means two things: online concerts...

September 11, 2020

Michigan’s Detroit Symphony and Dearborn Symphony set to launch in-person fall seasons

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“Now classical music takes the stage, both virtual and in-person, during the next few days,” writes Gary Graff in Wednesday’s (9/9) Oakland Press (Troy, MI). “The new Detroit Symphony...

September 11, 2020

Gehry unveils designs for proposed concert halls in LA

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“As the decades-delayed mixed-use facility designed by Frank Gehry begins to take … shape across the street from his Walt Disney Concert Hall, crucial missing pieces of that transformation...

September 11, 2020

Classical radio host fired from American Public Media for going against playlist protocols

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“American Public Media has fired Garrett McQueen, Minnesota’s only Black classical music host and a national advocate for diversifying the field,” writes Jenna Ross in Friday’s (9/11) Star Tribune...

September 11, 2020

Boston Lyric Opera adds artistic adviser, roving opera truck, digital operas, community conversations

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During the pandemic, Boston Lyric Opera is “proceeding with a new artistic appointment and several new artistic initiatives including a roving opera truck,” writes Jeremy Eichler in Wednesday’s (9/9)...

September 11, 2020

British prime minister plans quick coronavirus tests for theaters, concert halls, workplaces

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“Boris Johnson’s ‘alternative plan,’ which could allow life to return ‘closer to normality’ using 20-minute coronavirus tests, will be trialed” soon, writes Ashlie Blakey in Wednesday’s (9/9) Manchester Evening...

September 11, 2020

Dayton Philharmonic to join opera and ballet for virtual park performance, Sept. 12

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The Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera, and Dayton Ballet—the constituent organizations of Ohio’s Dayton Performing Arts Alliance—will perform in a virtual event on September 12 entitled “A Celebration from Carillon...

September 11, 2020