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In an impassioned speech, the music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra addresses gun violence

Last weekend’s gun violence in Philadelphia appears to have affected Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, who somberly broached the subject with the orchestra’s Sunday matinee audience. . In the comments before conducting orchestra, choir and soloists in Beethoven Symphony No. 9the driver noted the death toll of those killed …

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A musician admires the music of the Shen Yun orchestra, the art of the dancers

LUBBOCK, Texas—Shen Yun Performing Arts delighted audiences at Buddy Holly Hall on May 31 with classical Chinese dance and folk dance and music. One audience member impressed with the New York-based performing arts company was musician Clinton Barrick. Mr. Barrick admired “the artistry of the dancers, the beauty of the …

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REVIEW: Promenade Concert Orchestra – Music fit for a queen

The Morecambe Light Music Orchestra performed a patriotic concert at The Platform to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Review by SARAH GLOSSOP. Eager spectators were almost blown through the platform doors by an invigorating sea breeze, as they arrived for a dose of patriotism concocted by Howard Rogerson and his …

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Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Music Director Dmitry Sitkovetsky Announces Final Season | Music

GREENSBORO, NC (May 5, 2022) —Maestro Dmitry Sitkovetsky, who has been music director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra (GSO) since 2003, announced his retirement at a GSO board meeting on Thursday. “After 20 years of creating beautiful music with the beloved Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and world-class soloists,” he said, “I …

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LIMA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA MUSIC DIRECTOR TO VISIT AREA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS – Mercer County Outlook

Lima, OH (April 4, 2022) – The Musical Director of the Lima Symphony Orchestra Andrew Crust will visit area high school students on April 6 and 8 to share his experiences as a musician and bandleader, including his training, work, and national and international travels. Students will have the opportunity …

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Children’s Concert introduces Aiken students to orchestral music and jazz | Local News

After a year-long hiatus, Children’s Concerts returned on February 16 and 17 with a new look and sound. Adam DePriest conducted the Aiken Civic Orchestra in a performance of “The Orchestra Swings” as part of the Weill Institute’s Link Up program at Carnegie Hall. Orchestras from across the country participate …

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Kamloops Symphony Orchestra music director takes leave for health reasons

KSO music director Dina Gilbert said she was optimistic about the future and looking forward to returning Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Music Director Dina Gilbert will not be able to conduct the remaining concerts of the season due to health reasons. “It is with great compassion and care that we announce …

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Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Music Director Dina Gilbert takes a step back after being diagnosed with cancer | Radio NL

Dina Gilbert (Photo via Tourism Kamloops) The Kamloops Symphony Orchestra will use guest conductors for the remainder of the 2021-22 season as Music Director Dina Gilbert will take some time off after being diagnosed with cancer. “Dina is doing remarkably well all things considered. She’s got a very positive …

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National Symphony Orchestra: Music by Philip Glass based on music by David Bowie and Brian Eno

National Symphony OrchestraDavid Brophy, conductorPresented by Paul Herriott, TEN lyrical fm Music by Philip Glass based on music by David Bowie and Brian Eno Symphony No. 1 “Bass”Symphony No. 4 “Heroes” Turning 85 last month, Philip Glass, the father of minimalism, is one of the most influential composers of his …

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Punta Gorda Symphony presents the orchestral music of great ballets | Let’s go!

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The first orchestra of young musicians of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute

The Young Musicians Debut Orchestra, one of the many ensembles of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute, kicks off 2022 with a concert on Saturday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. Giving most students their first introduction …

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Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute’s First Young Musicians Orchestra

The Young Musicians Debut Orchestra, one of many ensembles at the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute, kicks off 2022 with a concert on Saturday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m. at the Temple Performing Arts Center, located at 1837 N. Broad Street in Philadelphia. . Providing most students with their first …

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Ulster Orchestra: Music for Good Friday

Brahms BegräbnisgesangBible songs by DvořákBrahms NänieBrahms Alto RhapsodySchumann NachtliedBrahms Schicksalslied Christoph Altstaedt ConductorBelfast Philharmonic Choir This Good Friday, the conductor Christoph Altstaedt presents a selection of music that reflects on life, death and the quest for inner peace. Dvořák’s Bible Songs are a deeply spiritual conversation between the composer and …

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Grammy-winner Marsalis Debuts New Virginia Symphony Orchestra Music Director

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra has a new man up front and he will be joined by a world-famous musician as he debuts in a series of performances this week. Eric Jacobsen, 39, won the role of music director of the 70-piece orchestra earlier this year following a socially distanced performance …

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Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute launches conducting courses

Why should a young musician also understand the art of conducting? For Maestro Rosalind Erwin, director and conductor of the Philadelphia Young Artists Orchestra, an ensemble of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Music Institute, the answer is very clear. She explained: “I have found that allowing young players to be on …

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Starfield’s new concept art and orchestral music revealed

Source: Bethesda Softworks Bethesda Game Studios is celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on November 11, with an orchestral event to accompany the launch of Skyrim Anniversary Edition. While 2011’s role-playing was the focus of the event, Bethesda also brought music from its upcoming sci-fi title, …

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A concert like no other: Music for All by the Symphony Orchestra offers an interactive experience – News

Illinois State Senior Alex Hibbard-Brown has been playing cello with the Illinois State Symphony Orchestra since his first year. Although each school year the orchestra performs six cycles of concerts and plays some of the most difficult music in the orchestral repertoire, its favorite performance is the annual Musique pour …

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Virginia Native Auditioning for Music Director of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra

Conductor and Music Director Michael Butterman will audition as the final candidate for the new Music Director of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra (Courtesy of the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra) WILLIAMSBURG – The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will conclude its search for a new Music Director with one final audition before the …

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Wilkinson becomes musical director of the Sault Symphony Orchestra

Breadcrumb Links Local entertainment Author of the article: Brian kelly Release date : October 15, 2021 • October 15, 2021 • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation John Wilkinson attends an Annual General Meeting of the Sault Symphony Orchestra in January 2020. BRIAN KELLY SunMedia Content of the …

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Britt Festival Orchestra Music Director Teddy Abrams named Conductor of the Year by Musical America

Musical america First appeared in print in 1898 and is America’s oldest classical music magazine. Since 1960, it has recognized stellar performers of classical music with its annual awards, recognizing excellence and artistic achievement in the arts and ranking among the highest honors in classical music. This year, Teddy Abrams …

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Knoxville Symphony Orchestra music director undergoes treatment for early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma

KSO’s music director Aram Demirjian was diagnosed with early-stage Hodgkin lymphoma, but officials said his prognosis was good. KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – The musical director of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra has been diagnosed with early-stage classical Hodgkin lymphoma, officials say. They also said that the disease was detected early, that Aram …

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New Haven Symphony Orchestra Music Director Agrees Contract Extension

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, (WTNH) – The Board of Directors of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra has announced that Alasdair Neale has accepted his invitation to renew his contract until the 2024 season as Music Director of the symphony orchestra on Wednesday September 15. “Alasdair’s talent as a conductor and community …

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Obituary: Michael Morgan, Music Director of the Oakland Symphony Orchestra, dies at 63

Conductor Michael Morgan died on August 20 in Oakland Kaiser. He was 63 years old. Morgan, who had been the musical director of the Oakland Symphony since 1991, was admitted to hospital last week with an infection. He had undergone a kidney transplant in May and returned to work shortly …

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Bramwell Tovey, Sarasota Orchestra, Sarasota Music Director | Sarasota

The Sarasota Orchestra has named Bramwell Tovey the sixth musical director in the organization’s 72-year history. He replaces Anu Tali, who held the post for six years before leaving in April 2019. Tovey is a Grammy and Juno winner with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, where he has served since 2000. …

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Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Most Gives Artistic Insight from a Veteran in the English Edition of the Memoir “From Silence”

CLEVELAND, Ohio – If there’s one refrain in my career so far, it’s Franz Welser-Most. With his nearly 20 years at the top of the Cleveland Orchestra, the conductor easily ranks as the artist I’ve spent the most time reviewing, interviewing, and simply reflecting. It is only now, however, that …

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New Fort Smith Symphony Staff Bring New Ideas: Orchestral Music

Unearth music created by forgotten composers. Expose children to orchestral music. Improve the quality of life in the river valley. These are just a few of the reasons the Fort Smith Symphony is known. And the three-person staff of the symphony want to continue to expand this reach of the …

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WA Charity Orchestra’s music of the spheres at the concert hall explores themes of space

Gustav Holst’s Planets suite proved its enduring charm in WA Charity Orchestra’s Music of the Spheres at the Concert Hall on Saturday, bringing out the best of the ensemble amid a program rich in film scores. From the first frenzy in stentor strings and horns to the majestic central anthem …

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Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra Music Director signs 5-year contract

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra has announced that music director Stilian Kirov has signed a five-year contract with the orchestra, extending his tenure until 2026. A nationwide search began in 2014 when longtime conductor John Farrer resigned from the orchestra. Nominees were reduced to six finalists and …

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RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra – music for a summer night

RTÉ’s National Symphony Orchestra and a host of Irish soloists present a summer season of concerts live from the stage of the National Concert Hall. Watch above from 7pm and download your digital program here. Better known as one of the great French composers of opera and religious music, the …

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra musical director Louis Langree to leave after 2023-24 season

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has announced that Louis Langrée will not seek to renew his contract beyond the end of the 2023-24 season, his eleventh as Music Director of the Orchestra. Since taking office in 2013, Louis Langrée’s mandate has been marked by a daring program including a Pelléas Trilogy; …

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Heather Lofdahl appointed new musical director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra | Business

ABOVE – Dr Evan Feldman (right) will remain GSO’s Senior Guest Chief under the leadership of Heather Lofdahl (left) Greensboro Youth Symphony Orchestra Greensboro, NC (June 3, 2021) – The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra (GSO) is delighted to announce that Heather Lofdahl will now lead the Greensboro Youth Symphony Orchestra (GSYO) …

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Paul Weller and the BBC Symphony Orchestra – Music News

Paul Weller, conductor Jules Buckley and the BBC Symphony Orchestra gave a lavish live performance as part of the Live at the Barbican series on Saturday night. Most seasoned musicians would know only too well that to nickname you the “Changing Man” would be tantamount to giving the music press …

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James Levine, former musical director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has died at 77

James Levine, former musical director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has died at 77 Updated: March 17, 2021 at 11:27 a.m. EDT Conductor James Levine, who conducted the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera before being sidelined when his health declined and then was fired for sexual irregularities, has …

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Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Music Director Blachly Wins Grammy; ‘A victory for all of us at Johnstown,’ he says | New

Moments after winning his first Grammy Award on Sunday, Johnstown Symphony Orchestra musical director James Blachly was on the phone, sharing the shock and excitement with some of the 400 or more artists and project partners who made it to that is possible. He said he included the community of …

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UPDATE: Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Music Director Wins Grammy Award, See You This Weekend | WTAJ

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – James Blachly, Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Music Director and 2021 Grammy Award winner, invites the community to come celebrate this historic victory this weekend. The celebration will take place in Central Park in Johnstown this Saturday, March 20, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and everyone …

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For the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, musical education is a priority

When Columbus Symphony principal violinist Joanna Frankel talks about the organization’s “crown jewel”, she is not referring to the opulent Ohio Theater, where the organization gives most of the concerts; or to a precious musical instrument; or even to a favorite piece from the classical repertoire. Instead, Frankel talks about …

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The “Music for Marquette” initiative of the Orchester symphonique de Marquette introduces the elderly to music

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – In December, the Marquette Symphony Orchestra raised nearly $ 5,000 through Giving Tuesday to launch the Music for Marquette initiative, providing live, professional and trained musical performances to seniors who cannot have in-person visitors during the pandemic. “I just know that playing music for someone can …

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Philadelphia Orchestra music director calls on Biden administration to increase support for the arts

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage artistic and cultural institutions across the country, Philadelphia Orchestra musical director Yannick Nézet-Séguin is pleading with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for a lifeline during what he described as a “tumultuous” time for the industry. In an open letter posted …

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Denison Symphony Orchestra: “Music for strings”

Enjoy an evening concert from the string section of the Denison Symphony Orchestra, featuring a wide range of string orchestral literature. The restrictions created by the COVID-19 pandemic have given us a special opportunity to explore this rich repertoire, including Felix Mendelssohn’s “Sinfonia No. 8”, which dates from his early …

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The RI Philharmonic Orchestra and the Music School return with innovative virtual and live offers

The Rhode Island Philharmonic returns with innovative new virtual and live offerings for the orchestra and music school. In these unprecedented times, the presence of music in people’s lives is more important than ever. For this reason, the Rhode Island Philharmonic will continue its mission of enriching and transforming the …

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Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Music Director Dies | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Music Director Randall Craig Fleischer conducts the symphony. Fleischer died Wednesday at age 61. Youngstown Symphony Orchestra Music Director Randall Craig Fleischer, 61, died suddenly Wednesday night at his home in Los Angeles. “It was very sudden, very tragic” Patricia Syak, …

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti on life in Italy amid coronavirus, role music plays – Chicago Tribune

The last time Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director Riccardo Muti conducted a concert, Feb. 23 at Orchestra Hall, few of us realized the music was about to stop. On March 12, Governor JB Pritzker ordered a halt to large gatherings in the wake of the deadly coronavirus, closing major Chicago …

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Exit interview: Anu Tali, musical director of the Sarasota Orchestra leaving

This month marks the Sarasota Orchestra The last turn of the musical director Anu Tali at the head of the musicians of the orchestra before retiring to pursue her international career. (Fittingly, the Masterworks concerts she conducts on April 5, 6 and 7 feature Schoenberg Peace on earth and Beethoven’s …

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Florida Orchestra Music Director accepts additional conductor post in Germany

Music director Michael Francis will remain at the helm of the Florida Orchestra, as he recently signed a contract extension that runs until 2024. But he was recently appointed principal conductor of the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, based near Frankfurt, Germany. “In December 2016 I made my debut with them, a …

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Vänskä to step down as Music Director of the Minnesota Orchestra in 2022

The Minnesota Orchestra’s annual board meeting on Wednesday afternoon offered a wave of positive news – increased attendance, successful tours and a balanced budget – mixed with a disturbing announcement: Osmo Vänskä, the revered music director of the orchestra, will retire at the end of its contract in August 2022. …

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Italian conductor appointed new musical director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has chosen charismatic Italian conductor Fabio Luisi as its next musical director. Luisi will be appointed Music Director during the 2019-20 season and will assume the title of Music Director during the 2020-21 season, the DSO said, succeeding Jaap van Zweden, who ended his ten-year tenure. …

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Stilian Kirov to audition for the post of Music Director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra

Andrew S. Hughes Stilian Kirov started his career as a pianist, not as a conductor. But one day, during a rehearsal break with an orchestra in his native Bulgaria which had hired him as guest soloist, he left his piano and approached the conductor’s podium. “(I) hit the stick,” he …

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Knoxville Symphony Orchestra music director Aram Demirjian lands in his place

At no point in his life before applying for the job, Aram Demirjian probably imagined himself as artistic director of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. “I never ended up being where I thought I was, but I ended up being where I was supposed to be,” Demirjian says over coffee at …

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Former Springfield Symphony Orchestra music director Robert Gutter has died aged 79

vintage fourth 2.jpg Maestro Robert Gutter, musical director of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra from 1970 to 1986, conducted the SSO during the July 4 celebrations at Symphony Hall in Springfield in 1981. (The Republican archive photo) Robert Gutter, conductor and former musical director of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, died suddenly …

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Jon Robertson conducts final concert as Music Director of Redlands Symphony Orchestra – Redlands Daily Facts

REDLANDS >> Jon Robertson did not say goodbye at the Redlands Symphony Orchestra concert on Saturday night. Instead, he thanked the musicians, audience and everyone involved with the Redlands Symphony over the 33 years he has been with the orchestra. Saturday’s concert at the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel was …

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Supports Performers

When the acclaimed Atlanta Symphony Orchestra locked out its musicians in a labor dispute for the second time in two years, then announced this week that it was canceling the start of its 70th anniversary season, its musical director , Robert Spano, found himself worrying about what the set’s silence …

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