Arkansas Symphony to build multipurpose space for music education, offices, concert hall

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“The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday that it is planning to build a new state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot music center in Little Rock’s East Village,” writes Eric E. Harrison in Wednesday’s...

January 13, 2022

Fort Worth Symphony 2022-23: conductors Spano and Edusei arrive, new chamber and composer series, Haydn’s “Creation”

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“The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2022-2023 concert season, its first under new music director Robert Spano,” writes Scott Cantrell in Wednesday’s (1/12) Dallas Morning News. “Kevin...

January 13, 2022

Orchestras work toward inclusion with commissions, compositions, and artists

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“As our nation struggles with issues of inclusion and racial equity, performing-arts organizations also find themselves reexamining their own core values, to ensure that their activities reflect a changing...

January 13, 2022

Delaware music school receives surprise $10M bequest for scholarships

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“Mary Ellen Northrop was a Wilmington music lover known to the Music School of Delaware, but not in particular as an active patron or supporter. The retired tax analyst...

January 13, 2022

Jonny Greenwood’s wide-ranging musical curiosity, from Radiohead to orchestras and film scores

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“Jonny Greenwood had long since achieved global fame, as the lead guitarist of Radiohead, when he ventured into scoring films nearly 20 years ago,” writes Seth Colter Walls in...

January 13, 2022

Obituary: Atlanta executive and arts philanthropist Bradley Norton Currey Jr., 91

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“Bradley ‘Brad’ Norton Currey Jr. poured millions into elevating Atlanta to world-class status, while shunning recognition for himself,” writes Martha Anne Tudor in Thursday’s (1/13) Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “With successful...

January 13, 2022

Cleveland Orchestra adds new episodes to streaming “In Focus” series

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The Cleveland Orchestra has announced details of the second season of its digital streaming series In Focus on adella.live and the Adella app, beginning on February 4. Six new...

January 13, 2022