New World Symphony receives $30 million gift honoring artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas

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“When famed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas performed his last concerts as the New World Symphony artistic director this weekend in Miami, he … welcomed a gift for the symphony...

May 12, 2022

Dallas Symphony to present complete Wagner “Ring” cycle in concert in 2024

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“The Dallas Symphony Orchestra announced today that it will present concert performances of Wagner’s complete Ring cycle in 2024,” writes Tim Diovanni in Wednesday’s (5/11) Dallas Morning News. “Led...

May 12, 2022

Salina Symphony in Kansas taps Yaniv Segal as music director

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“Following [a] year dedicated to finding a new maestro, the Salina Symphony has decided the son of a Polish violinist and an Israeli violin maker is the person for...

May 12, 2022

Robert Massey named general director at Symphony San Jose

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“Symphony San Jose, formerly Symphony Silicon Valley … has named Robert Massey as its general director,” writes Nicholas Beard in Wednesday’s Musical America (subscription required). “He is to succeed...

May 12, 2022

Montreal Symphony to tour South Korea and Europe

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The Montreal Symphony Orchestra has announced its first tour performances with Music Director Rafael Payare. From July 5 to 8, the orchestra will tour South Korea, performing in Seoul,...

May 12, 2022

A newly formed orchestra of displaced Ukrainians, “Mriya,” based in Germany

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“Musicians from Ukraine have founded an exile orchestra in Germany. They are now performing classical works at the Berliner Philharmonie,” writes Gaby Reucher in Tuesday’s (5/10) Deutsche Welle (Germany)....

May 12, 2022