Last-minute podium switch at West Virginia Symphony, due to COVID-19

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Conductor Mélisse Brunet “is filling in for West Virginia Symphony music director Lawrence Loh, who will miss the symphony’s first show of 2022 Saturday night at the Clay Center...

January 14, 2022

Cincinnati Symphony receives gift to endow its chief diversity and inclusion officer position

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“The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday announced its first endowed administrative position in the organization’s 127-year history,” writes Bill Cieslewicz in Thursday’s (1/13) Cincinnati Business Courier. “Board member Michael Cioffi, a...

January 14, 2022

Missouri’s Springfield Symphony to spotlight winds, strings with music by Dvořák, Frank, Still, Britten

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“Springfield Symphony Orchestra is dancing into 2022 with numerous rhythms from far-flung places and different ways of listening,” writes Ed Peaco in Thursday’s (1/13) News-Leader (Springfield, MO). “This initial...

January 14, 2022

Opinion: Classical music education improves children’s lives, and U.K. government should increase funding

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“Andrew Lloyd Webber is calling for the government to recognize the transformative effect that classical music tuition can have on the lives of children in disadvantaged communities,” writes Dalya...

January 14, 2022

Review: Handel and Haydn Society, guest conductor Václav Luks, music by Bologne, Voríšek, Beethoven

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“The 2021-22 season marks the last for Harry Christophers leading the Handel and Haydn Society,” writes Jason McCool in Wednesday’s (1/12) Boston Globe. “Every guest appearance piques interest. Conductor...

January 14, 2022

For upcoming MLK tribute concerts, Chicago Sinfonietta updates COVID-19 health measures

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The Chicago Sinfonietta is among the many orchestras that have recently announced changes in health and safety protocols for concerts in response to COVID-19. Chicago Sinfonietta’s revised requirements will...

January 14, 2022

Applications now open for 2022 Rubin Institute for Music Criticism

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The Rubin ​Institute for Music Criticism is now accepting applications for its weeklong series of workshops for emerging classical music writers, to take place at the San Francisco Conservatory...

January 14, 2022