Boston Symphony’s return to Symphony Hall: Beethoven, Bartók, Williams, Nelsons, Mutter

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“The most moving moment of the Boston Symphony Orchestra concert that marked its return after an absence of 18 months … to its great concert hall was the prolonged...

October 8, 2021

San Diego Symphony: 88,000 concertgoers at new outdoor venue in first two months

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“The San Diego Symphony is off to a rousing start with its new $85 million bayside venue, The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park,” writes George Varga in Wednesday’s (10/6)...

October 8, 2021

Biden Administration announces nominees to head NEA and NEH

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“The White House has announced who it would like to lead the arts and humanities endowments,” reports Elizabeth Blair on Wednesday’s (10/6) National Public Radio. “To Chair the National...

October 8, 2021

Concert Artists Guild adds emerging conductors to roster

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“Concert Artists Guild (CAG) has added a new category of young artists to its roster: conductors,” writes Susan Elliott in Wednesday’s (10/6) Musical America (subscription required). “The 70-year-old organization...

October 8, 2021

Reno Philharmonic commissions López Bellido score about the environment, launches multi-orchestra plan for performances

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“The best art … inspires, provokes, comforts and catalyzes,” writes Scott Faulkner in Monday’s (10/4) Reno Gazette Journal. “Composer Jimmy López Bellido’s new Symphony No. 3: Altered Landscape checks all...

October 8, 2021

Curtis Institute receives $20M for facility upgrades, organ program, financial assistance for students

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“The Curtis Institute of Music has landed a $20 million gift from an anonymous donor family,” writes Peter Dobrin in Thursday’s (10/7) Philadelphia Inquirer. “Curtis is in the midst...

October 8, 2021

Minnesota Orchestra named Gramophone’s Orchestra of the Year; Boston Modern Opera Project gets Special Achievement Award

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The U.K.-based classical music magazine Gramophone has named two American orchestras among the winners of its 2021 international Gramophone Classical Music Awards. The Minnesota Orchestra was named 2021 Orchestra...

October 8, 2021

League releases latest findings from its Health and Safety Policies and Planning Survey

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The League of American Orchestras has released the results of its field-wide Health and Safety Policies and Planning Survey, which reports on the vaccination, testing, and masking requirements that...

October 8, 2021