Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra, virtual for now but remaining flexible during pandemic

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“The Pioneer Valley Symphony Orchestra continues its 83rd season on … Nov. 27 … with a virtual concert [that includes] includes Rossini’s … Barber of Seville Overture, contemporary composer...

November 23, 2021

Rock Hill Symphony music director steps down to protest absence of COVID rules for audiences

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“The conductor and music director at the Rock Hill Symphony Orchestra is out, in protest over COVID-19 safety precautions,” writes John Mark in Friday’s (11/19) Herald (Rock Hill, SC)....

November 23, 2021

A whirlwind schedule for St. Louis Symphony Assistant Conductor Stephanie Childress

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“When Stephanie Childress took to the podium to rehearse the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra on Nov. 13, she was only recently back from Paris, where she debuted as...

November 23, 2021

Houston Symphony and Orozco-Estrada: “Nutcracker” excerpts, music by Price and Bottesini, “Andrés Fest” in March 2022

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“Soon after Andrés Orozco-Estrada arrived in Houston from Colombia for his first season as music director at the Houston Symphony, he started noticing the ads for ‘The Nutcracker.’ The...

November 23, 2021

Aucoin’s opera “Eurydice,” aiming to engage with those who have experienced loss

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In Sarah Ruhl’s 2003 play Eurydice, “Ruhl’s … reimagining of the Orpheus myth … centers on the perspective of Eurydice,” rites Michael Andor Brodeur in Saturday’s (11/22) Washington Post....

November 23, 2021

Review: Park Avenue Chamber Symphony’s Mozart/Brahms/Elgar “InsideOut” concert

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“Symphonic music was designed to be heard by people sitting in a large, resonant hall,” writes David Wright in Sunday’s (11/21) New York Classical Review. “So why would you...

November 23, 2021

Portsmouth Symphony’s six-concert “Up Close and Personal” chamber series at local jazz club

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On December 12, the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra will perform the second of six chamber music concerts this season at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club, located in a restored 1905...

November 23, 2021

Tallahassee Symphony taps Mary Saathoff as director of philanthropy

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Florida’s Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra has appointed MARY SAATHOFF as its first-ever director of philanthropy. Saathoff served as president and CEO of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in Texas for several...

November 23, 2021

New executive director at Monteux School and Music Festival

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The Pierre Monteux Memorial Foundation has named STAN RENARD as executive director of the Monteux School and Music Festival in Hancock, Maine, effective with the 2022 season. An alumnus...

November 23, 2021