Boston Symphony’s Gail Samuel on tackling multiple challenges, ushering in change

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“Confronting the challenge of wooing listeners back to concerts, widening the audience by appealing to multi-generational groups, and pushing an often-insular industry perceived as elitist by some into diversity...

August 8, 2022

Family classical-music road-trip, including festivals in Colorado and Wyoming

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“Four classical music festivals. Three children. Two exhausted parents, with a brave grandfather in tow. One bedraggled minivan. It’ll be fun, my wife promised me. Surprisingly, it was,” writes...

August 8, 2022

Montana to Nevada: Ignacio Barrón Viela selected as Reno Philharmonic’s president and CEO

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“Ignacio Barrón Viela’s love for music started at his childhood home in Spain, but soon it will lead him to Reno. Barrón Viela will begin his new role as...

August 8, 2022

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s three-week Summermusik festival: Piazzolla, women composers, chamber crawls, new “Symphonie fantastique” arrangement

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“Coming out of Covid, Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s Eckart Preu has a new motto: Joy. ‘It’s not just another season. It is a joyful occasion, and I think everyone will...

August 8, 2022

Kennedy Center hires Jen Luzzo as director of public relations for classical music

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“Jen Luzzo has been hired by the Kennedy Center to oversee classical music public relations,” writes Nicholas Beard in Friday’s (8/5) Musical America (subscription required). “Previously in a related...

August 8, 2022

Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra performances in New York and Washington, D.C.

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New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts will present two free concerts by the touring Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra on August 18 and 19 at Damrosch Park. The orchestra,...

August 8, 2022

Changes coming to The Hub

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On August 1, the League announced that it will soon be launching Symphony.org, an engaging mix of news, articles, and thought leadership. This updated, mobile-friendly version of Symphony will...

August 8, 2022