Pianist Lara Downes and Philadelphia Orchestra to perform music by Florence Price and Billy Strayhorn

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“ ‘The stories of Black artists are about hopes and inspirations,’ says pianist Lara Downes, who performs as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra on Thursday, August 4 at Saratoga...

August 1, 2022

Reno Philharmonic Music Director Laura Jackson: pushing boundaries, taking action

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“As women continue to gain traction as trailblazers within industries, women in niche markets like orchestra conductors are just beginning to break the glass ceilings,” writes Cheryl Robinson in...

August 1, 2022

Opinion: Roanoke Symphony heads into 70th year in 2022-23 with optimism

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“As David Stewart Wiley reflected on his 25th season as conductor and music director of Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, he had a lot to be thankful for—especially for the support...

August 1, 2022

New concertmaster, principal bassoon, and more at Detroit Symphony

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“The Detroit Symphony has appointed Robyn Bollinger, noted free-lance and former member of the Boston-based chamber group A Far Cry, to be its next concertmaster,” writes Susan Elliott in...

August 1, 2022

Touring Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra to be subject of BBC film

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“A new BBC film will follow the story of the Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra which was formed against the backdrop of the war,” writes Naomi Clarke in Friday’s (7/29) Independent...

August 1, 2022

Buffalo Philharmonic to honor composer and conductor Lukas Foss at Carnegie Hall

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The Buffalo Philharmonic will perform at Carnegie Hall on October 3 in a tribute concert to Lukas Foss (1922-2009) honoring the composer and conductor’s 100th anniversary. Music Director JoAnn...

August 1, 2022

Jungho Kim selected as music director of Cleveland Women’s Orchestra

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The Cleveland Women’s Orchestra has appointed JUNGHO KIM as music director. He succeeds the orchestra’s music director of 28 years, Robert Cronquist, who died in 2018. John Thomas Dodson...

August 1, 2022

Samuel Lee and Daniel Wiley to join Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops as assistant conductors

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The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops have appointed SAMUEL LEE and DANIEL WILEY as assistant conductors for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, and May Festival, beginning...

August 1, 2022