Eun Sun Kim breaks ground as first female music director at San Francisco Opera

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“The curtain had just fallen on San Francisco Opera’s production of Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio,’ and the mood was celebratory,” writes Javier Hernández in Tuesday’s (10/19) New York Times. “But as...

October 21, 2021

San Antonio Symphony is facing a financial crisis—how did other orchestras manage to come back?

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The San Antonio “Symphony Society on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the San Antonio Symphony’s first two concerts of the season, Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6,” writes Nicholas Frank...

October 21, 2021

Following 2020-21 pivot, Harrisburg Symphony returns in-person this season

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“Matthew Herren began his tenure as executive director of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra in July of 2020, four months into the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic,” writes Sean...

October 21, 2021

University drops investigation of composer Bright Sheng for showing 1965 film of “Othello”

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“Bright Sheng faced student uproar after he showed his fall seminar class a movie with blackface in it,” writes Samuel Dodge in Wednesday’s (10/20) MLive (Ann Arbor). “The University...

October 21, 2021

Welz Kauffman named managing director of Tucson-based chorus and orchestra, True Concord

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“Tucson newcomer Welz Kauffman likely will be sitting in the audience for all three performances” of True Concord Voices & Orchestra’s season-opening concerts this weekend, writes Cathalena E. Burch...

October 21, 2021

New Wallace Foundation survey: how 25 arts groups are rethinking their values

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“A new study funded by the Wallace Foundation updates the views of the 25 organizations participating in the Building Audiences for Sustainability initiative, who were canvassed before the pandemic,...

October 21, 2021

Lima Symphony works with area students to create and perform songs during the pandemic

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The Lima Symphony Orchestra in Ohio has recently completed “Project Noteworthy,” which features performances of original songs written and performed by Lima City school students and accompanied by the...

October 21, 2021