Temporary pay cuts for St. Louis Symphony musicians, as orchestra curtails spring season on advice of health officials

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“The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra said Monday it has suspended the programming … for the spring 2021 season running from this month through May. The SLSO also said Monday...

January 12, 2021

Kansas City Symphony to resume Kauffman Center performances, socially distanced and streamed

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“Kansas City’s arts organizations are taking things slow and easy to ensure the safety of their audiences and performers,” writes Patrick Neas in Friday’s (1/8) Kansas City Star (MO)....

January 12, 2021

Massapequa Philharmonic partners with art museum to provide live music—safely

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“Massapequa Philharmonic music director David Bernard is of the firm belief that his organization is a leader in contributing to the cultural fabric of Long Island,” writes Dave Gil...

January 12, 2021

Pennsylvania’s Reading Symphony on perseverance during the pandemic

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“The Reading Symphony Orchestra’s March concert, presenting works by Jennifer Higdon and Joan Tower, turned out to be their last for the year” due to Covid-19, writes Susan L....

January 12, 2021

Colorado’s Longmont Symphony names Catherine Beeson executive director

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“Following the retirement of its longtime executive director, board members with the Longmont Symphony Orchestra announced a new leader at the orchestra’s helm this week,” writes Kelsey Hamon in...

January 12, 2021

Longtime Chicago Tribune music critic Howard Reich to retire on January 15

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“Forty-three years ago … I sent a paper that I’d written for a class to an editor at the Tribune [about] the status of contemporary classical music in Chicago,”...

January 12, 2021

Wild Up’s four-week winter festival, Jan. 15-Feb. 14

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Wild Up, the Los Angeles-based ensemble, has announced details of its second winter festival, Darkness Sounding, which will feature virtual and in-person events from January 15 to February 14....

January 12, 2021

League webinar: “Coming Back Stronger—Using the Shutdown to Rebuild Audience Loyalty”

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On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the League of American Orchestras will present Coming Back Stronger—Using the Shutdown to Rebuild Audience Loyalty, a webinar that offers practical steps for attracting...

January 12, 2021