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Trevor Wilson Announced as Toronto Symphony Orchestra RBC Resident Conductor Photo Trevor Wilson Announced as Toronto Symphony Orchestra RBC Resident Conductor
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 20, 2022

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Gustavo Gimeno have announced the appointment of conductor and composer Trevor Wilson as the TSO’s next RBC Resident Conductor and the extension of Simon Rivard as the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Conductor.

Park Avenue Armory Recital Series To Present French Period Orchestra And Chorus  Ense Photo Park Avenue Armory Recital Series To Present French Period Orchestra And Chorus Ensemble Correspondances, May 17
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

Park Avenue Armory continues its 2022 Recital Series on Tuesday evening, May 17, 2022, at 7:30pm for single performance by specialists in the music of France's Grand Siècle, Ensemble Correspondances, in the intimate setting of the Armory's Veterans Room.

TSO Presents The World Premiere Of Zosha Di Castri's IN THE HALF-LIGHT, Performed By  Photo TSO Presents The World Premiere Of Zosha Di Castri's IN THE HALF-LIGHT, Performed By Barbara Hannigan
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 19, 2022

On Thursday, May 19 and Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 8:00pm, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) presents a stunning concert featuring the world premiere of Canadian composer Zosha Di Castri's newest work for soprano and orchestra, In the Half-light, performed by Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan with a libretto by Tash Aw and commissioned by TSO.

Plano Symphony Orchestra Names New Assistant Conductor Photo Plano Symphony Orchestra Names New Assistant Conductor
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

The Plano Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce Shira Samuels-Shragg will be joining Maestro Hector Guzman as Assistant Conductor ahead of the orchestra’s 40th Anniversary Season. Shira is a young American conductor in her final year pursuing a Masters in Orchestral Conducting at the Juilliard School with highly-sought after conductor David Robertson. This full-time position is funded by a generous donation from Tammy and Charles Miller. Shira will assume her role on August 22, 2022.

Emerson String Quartet Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts Photo Emerson String Quartet Returns To Segerstrom Center For The Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2022

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the Emerson String Quartet on Thursday, May 5 at the Samueli Theater. The Emerson String Quartet features Eugene Drucker, violin, Philip Setzer, violin, Lawrence Dutton, viola, and Paul Watkins, cello. The program includes Mozart K. 589; Bartok No. 1; and Beethoven Op. 132. A preview talk with Dr. Byron Adams at 7:15pm.

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces The Appointment Of Three New Musicians Photo The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces The Appointment Of Three New Musicians
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced the appointments of three new members to the orchestra: Elyse Lauzon to the position of fourth horn; Ashley Park to the position of first violin; and Jung Eun Kang to the position of second violin, effective immediately.

Musica Sacra Announces Three Performances for Spring 2022 Photo Musica Sacra Announces Three Performances for Spring 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 2, 2022

Musica Sacra, Kent Tritle, Music Director, performs in three concerts this spring whose variety is emblematic of its identity as New York’s elite professional chorus.

Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Programs for 2022/23 Season Photo Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces Programs for 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 1, 2022

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and David C. Bohnett Chief Executive Officer Chair Chad Smith today announced the adventurous slate of programs for the 2022/23 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Music Director, Conductor, and Organist Kent Tritle to Play Spring Concerts Photo Music Director, Conductor, and Organist Kent Tritle to Play Spring Concerts
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 19, 2022

Having planned a full, pre-pandemic-scale season for 2021-22, Kent Tritle, who is Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Music Director of both the Oratorio Society of New York and Musica Sacra, and Director of Choral Activities at the Manhattan School of Music, led or performed in a dozen concerts in the season’s first half, with only one event being canceled.

Conductor and Organist Kent Tritle Announces Spring Concerts Photo Conductor and Organist Kent Tritle Announces Spring Concerts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2022

Kent’s spring concert schedule has undergone a few shuffles, but is going ahead largely as planned, featuring Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Oratorio Society of New York and soloists Susanna Phillips, Lucia Bradford, Isaiah Bell, and Justin Austin at Carnegie Hall (May 9) and more.

Miller Theatre Presents a Composer Portrait of Italy's LUCA FRANCESCONI in February Photo Miller Theatre Presents a Composer Portrait of Italy's LUCA FRANCESCONI in February
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2021-22 Composer Portraits series with Luca Francesconi. Ensemble Signal, in their first live ensemble concert since COVID, performs two large-scale premieres by the Italian composer whose work Brad Lubman has often conducted in Europe.

LULU is Now Playing at La Monnaie Photo LULU is Now Playing at La Monnaie
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

Berg’s score, which was never completed due to the composer’s untimely death in 1935, is dodecaphonic but his characters have great lyricism and dramatic power. With our Music Director, Alain Altinoglu, at the helm, the return of this groundbreaking production promises to be mesmerising.

DACAMERA Presents Violinist Christian Tetzlaff in an All-Bach Recital This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

One of the world’s leading violinists, Tetzlaff brings together great proficiency and emotion in an all-Bach concert featuring four of the world-renowned composer’s sonatas and paritas. 

DACAMERA Presents Violinist Christian Tetzlaff In An All-Bach Recital Photo DACAMERA Presents Violinist Christian Tetzlaff In An All-Bach Recital
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

DACAMERA, a Houston-based presenter of chamber music and jazz concerts, continues its 2021‚Äď22 chamber music series with Pure Genius: Solo Bach, a recital by Christian Tetzlaff at Stude Concert Hall, Rice University on Tuesday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m. One of the world's leading violinists, Tetzlaff brings together great proficiency and emotion in an all-Bach concert featuring four of the world-renowned composer's sonatas and paritas.¬†

Charleston Gaillard Center's 2021-2022 Series Single Tickets On Sale August 6 Photo Charleston Gaillard Center's 2021-2022 Series Single Tickets On Sale August 6
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 4, 2021

The Charleston Gaillard Center is thrilled to announce 2021-2022 Series single tickets are on sale Friday, August 6 at 11am for seven performances. Additional performances will go on sale later this month. Featuring ten incredible performances, from award-winning Broadway to stunning dance performances, the 2021-2022 Series creates unforgettable, world-class experiences here in the Lowcountry. 

Composer Zosha Di Castri Launches New Series THE DREAM FEED: MUSICIANS ON MOTHERHOOD Photo Composer Zosha Di Castri Launches New Series THE DREAM FEED: MUSICIANS ON MOTHERHOOD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2021

Composer Zosha Di Castri has launched a new podcast series The Dream Feed: Musicians on Motherhood featuring conversations between musicians on their experiences navigating the seemingly incompatible worlds of professional music and motherhood.

The Royal Ballet Announces Company Joiners for the 2021 / 22 Season Photo The Royal Ballet Announces Company Joiners for the 2021 / 22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021

The Royal Ballet is continuing its commitment to create opportunities for the next generation of dance professionals and today announced joiners for the 2021/22 Season. This year they welcome four dancers to the Company from The Royal Ballet School: Olivia Findley, Ava May Llewellyn, Viola Pantuso and Alix Van Tiggelen. 

Toronto Symphony Orchestra  Announces 2021/22 Season Photo Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces 2021/22 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021

The long-awaited reunion between the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and its patrons is scheduled for November 10, 2021, with 30 dynamic programs running through June of 2022. The return to live performances will be defined by the leadership of Music Director Gustavo Gimeno, who will mark his first complete season on the podium, conducting 11 subscription programs.

MUSIC OF MY LIFE A New Online Series, Launches On RoyalConservatory.Live Photo MUSIC OF MY LIFE A New Online Series, Launches On RoyalConservatory.Live
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2021

The Royal Conservatory of Music will present Music of My Life ‚Äď A Conversation With ‚Ķ,¬†a new series available online beginning April 22, 2021.¬†

The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces November and December Updates Photo The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces November and December Updates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020

Under current Government of Ontario regulations for performing arts venues, The Royal Conservatory is unable to have audiences in their venues until November 21st, at the earliest. However, they remain committed to bringing extraordinary music and will continue to present online concert livestreams.

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