Kyiv Symphony’s Europe tour as wartime cultural diplomacy

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“After Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine began on Feb. 24, the musicians of the Kyiv Symphony Orchestra scattered, sheltering wherever they could,” report Emily Johnson and Lydia Tomkiw in...

May 11, 2022

Violist to orchestra president and CEO: National Philharmonic’s Jim Kelly

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“Musically, the viola tends to play a collaborative and supportive role in an orchestra…. It’s a role that violist Jim Kelly, president and CEO of the National Philharmonic, is...

May 11, 2022

California Symphony to perform new works by composer in residence Viet Cuong

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“Viet Cuong is an exciting young composer…. Inspired by everyday sounds, some of his work has been written for objects such as crystal wine glasses or an ordinary hair...

May 11, 2022

Review: LA Phil’s “Rite of Spring,” paired with Ginastera’s “Estancia” and Alex Nante’s “El Rio de Luz”

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After the 1913 world premiere of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, “rhythm and meter took on new consequence in European music that went on to revolutionize music of all...

May 11, 2022

Obituary: Conductor Gerhard Track, 87

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“Austrian conductor and composer Gerhard Track, who led the Pueblo Symphony Orchestra for nearly two decades, has died in Vienna at the age of 87,” writes Karin Zeitvogel in...

May 11, 2022

Toledo Symphony wraps up season with two world premieres

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On June 3, Ohio’s Toledo Symphony Orchestra will perform two world premieres at its final Masterworks concert of the 2021-22 season. The program at the Toledo Museum of Art’s...

May 11, 2022