New three-year contract for Nashville Symphony musicians: pay cuts in first year, followed by catch-up raises

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“The union representing Nashville Symphony players has agreed to pay cuts following the mass furloughs last July. A new contract has been ratified with a 7% reduction in pay...

July 29, 2021

New Philharmonic sets schedule for in-person 2021-22 concert season

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“The New Philharmonic, the professional orchestra in residence at College of DuPage’s McAninch Arts Center in Glen Ellyn, plans to return to live, in-person performances for its 2021-22 season,”...

July 29, 2021

Minnesota’s Lakes Area Music Festival set for first season with new music director, Christian Reif

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“Christian Reif is a young conductor with a career in full blossom,” writes Rob Hubbard in Tuesday’s (7/27) Star Tribune (Minneapolis). “He spent three years as resident conductor of...

July 29, 2021

Colorado’s Telluride Chamber Music Festival on pause, as it works toward year-round approach

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“This week typically kicks off the Telluride Chamber Music Festival, which has been presenting classical music to audiences annually for nearly 50 years,” writes Justin Cried in Tuesday’s (7/28)...

July 29, 2021

NACO’s Marc Stevens tapped as Calgary Philharmonic’s next president and CEO

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“The Calgary Philharmonic has found its new CEO and president, announcing that the post will be filled by former National Arts Centre Orchestra General Manager Marc Stevens,” writes Eric...

July 29, 2021

Review: Byron Stripling’s COVID-delayed podium debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony

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“There’s a new sheriff in town at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He sings, he dances, he plays trumpet and he conducts—the inimitable Byron Stripling on Friday made his long-awaited...

July 29, 2021

Michigan Philharmonic to perform free “Motor City Movie Magic” concert in Detroit park

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On August 5, the Michigan Philharmonic will perform a free concert at the inaugural Detroit Motor City Car Crawl in Detroit’s Campus Martius Park. The “Motor City Movie Magic”...

July 29, 2021

Association of California Symphony Orchestras’ annual conference heads online, Aug. 2-6

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As it did in 2020, the Association of California Symphony Orchestras’ (ACSO) Annual Conference https://www.acso.org/conference will take place online. This year’s event, with the theme “Coming Together, Breaking Through,”...

July 29, 2021