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Music Institute of Chicago Honors Maestro Zubin Mehta At 90th Anniversary Virtual Gal Photo Music Institute of Chicago Honors Maestro Zubin Mehta At 90th Anniversary Virtual Gala May 10
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2021

Celebrating 90 years of innovation, access, and excellence in music education, the Music Institute of Chicago hosts its 90th Anniversary Virtual Gala on Monday, May 10 at 6 p.m. CDT.

Rufus Wainwright, Lisa Loeb & More To Perform Free Virtual Concert For Colorectal Can Photo Rufus Wainwright, Lisa Loeb & More To Perform Free Virtual Concert For Colorectal Cancer Awareness
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 26, 2021

The American College of Gastroenterology offers an open invitation to all to enjoy a free webstream event, “Tune It Up: A Concert To Raise Awareness of Colorectal Cancer,” on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 8 pm EDT featuring dynamic performances by a talented collective of musicians.

WISH YOU WERE HERE, ASK ARIZONA, BILLIE WAS A BLACK WOMAN and More to be Released on  Photo WISH YOU WERE HERE, ASK ARIZONA, BILLIE WAS A BLACK WOMAN and More to be Released on Audible April 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Audible has announced the content they will be releasing in April 2021! Scripted titles include a celebration of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday with Billie Was a Black Woman written and hosted by Rebecca Carroll; the comedy Hit Job starring Keke Palmer and Pete Davidson and more.

April Events Announced for ALL TOGETHER NOW Photo April Events Announced for ALL TOGETHER NOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021

All Together Now has announced their upcoming monthly lineup including starry fundraisers from the Glimmerglass Festival, Little Kids Rock, and George Street Playhouse, and two senior showcases for Missouri State University.  

Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad Receives Largest Gift in Its 21-Year History Photo Yo-Yo Ma's Silkroad Receives Largest Gift in Its 21-Year History
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 19, 2021

The Mellon Foundation’s significant investment will enable the board, artists, and staff to grow Silkroad’s artistic and programmatic output—with an emphasis on new music, art, and education programs that carry relevance and impact for today—in a sustainable way.

Aoife O'Donovan Shares New Single 'Transatlantic' Photo Aoife O'Donovan Shares New Single 'Transatlantic'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 16, 2021

The commissioned works comprise a collective that chronicles the current moment, of how we felt and what we learned, and of what redemption we might find and carry forward. The Irish Arts Center was founded in 1972 and is based in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City.

VIDEO: Yo-Yo Ma Performs in Vaccination Clinic After Receiving Second Dose Photo VIDEO: Yo-Yo Ma Performs in Vaccination Clinic After Receiving Second Dose
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2021

After receiving his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Yo-Yo Ma treated other waiting patients with a performance at Berkshire Community College's vaccination clinic.

The Paper Kites Release New Album 'Roses' Photo The Paper Kites Release New Album 'Roses'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 12, 2021

'If you were to walk along a busy street, and something caught your eye - something small that had no business being there-but you picked it up and put it in your pocket, you couldn't say why-but for some reason, you kept it with you - to me, that's our music,' says frontman Sam Bentley.

VIDEO: Broadway Musicians Mark One Year of the Pandemic with a Duet 'Passacaglia' Photo VIDEO: Broadway Musicians Mark One Year of the Pandemic with a Duet 'Passacaglia'
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021

Broadway musicians Danielle Giulini and Drew Griffin have paired up to perform the Handel/Halvorsen violin and viola duet, 'Passacaglia.'

BAM Announces Spring 2021 In-Person and Virtual Programming Photo BAM Announces Spring 2021 In-Person and Virtual Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021

BAM today announced a new season—an ambitious mix of outdoor in-person programming and new virtual events—that is all about bringing live arts back to Brooklyn, and bringing Brooklyn’s creative spirit to the world. The season spans theater, dance, music, talks, visual arts, community events, and its annual gala.

Mo Willems LUNCH DOODLES Special Episode to Mark One Year Since the Series Debut Photo Mo Willems LUNCH DOODLES Special Episode to Mark One Year Since the Series Debut
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 9, 2021

Mo and the Kennedy Center are releasing a special new “Episode 00” of LUNCH DOODLES, inviting everyone back into his studio to doodle, reflect on the past year, and create art together. “Episode 00” will be available at the Mo Willems page of the Kennedy Center website beginning on Monday, March 15 at 1 p.m. EST.

Third Coast Percussion, SĂ©rgio And Clarice Assad Join Forces for ARCHETYPES On Cedil Photo Third Coast Percussion, SĂ©rgio And Clarice Assad Join Forces for ARCHETYPES On Cedille Records
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021

Grammy Award-winning Third Coast Percussion, celebrated Brazilian guitarist Sérgio Assad, and his daughter, the vibrant vocalist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Clarice Assad, join forces for Archetypes, a collaboratively written program conjuring a dozen universal archetypes - timeless characters shared by cultures around the globe.

The Annenberg Center Presents Thomas Kraines and Kinan Abou-afach Photo The Annenberg Center Presents Thomas Kraines and Kinan Abou-afach
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021

The live performance at the Annenberg Center will be streamed online and includes an interactive Q&A with the performers and Annenberg Center Executive and Artistic Director Christopher Gruits.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 7 Weekend Spring Colonial Concert Series Outside Un Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 7 Weekend Spring Colonial Concert Series Outside Under the Tent
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

Following the success of last year’s Bobbie’s Summer and Fall Series, Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the Colonial Concert Series, introducing 2 shows each Saturday from May 1 through June 12.

KVNO And Dr. Anthony Trecek-King Launch THE SILENT CANON Photo KVNO And Dr. Anthony Trecek-King Launch THE SILENT CANON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2021

Classical 90.7 KVNO and the Omaha Symphony have partnered to commission a new show highlighting the rich contributions of Black artists to the Western classical canon.'The Silent Canon' explores the work from musicians of African descent, centering their stories and their music.

Youth Music Culture Guangdong 2021 Special Event Featured Yo-Yo Ma and More Photo Youth Music Culture Guangdong 2021 Special Event Featured Yo-Yo Ma and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2021

The Youth Music Culture Guangdong (YMCG) 2021 Special Event presented by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province and organized by the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra (GSO) and Xinghai Concert Hall ended successfully on January 30, 2021.

Pipa Virtuoso Wu Man And Shakuhachi Master Kojiro Umezaki's Album 'Flow' To Be Photo Pipa Virtuoso Wu Man And Shakuhachi Master Kojiro Umezaki's Album 'Flow' To Be
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2021

Wu Man, “the world's finest player of the pipa” (The New York Times), is joined by one of her Silkroad Ensemble bandmates, shakuhachi virtuoso Kojiro Umezaki, on a new album, Flow (æ”èŠł), released by In a Circle Records (ICR). The album is currently available for pre-order on Bandcamp (digital and physical) and will be available Friday, February 19, through Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, and other major outlets.

Lied Center Announces 2021 Spring Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Michelle Ellsworth a Photo Lied Center Announces 2021 Spring Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Michelle Ellsworth and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 2, 2021

The Lied Center is presenting one of the most diverse programs of events in the nation this spring, featuring the world's top artists. Responding to the COVID19 pandemic, nearly all spring season events will feature both in-person and virtual attendance options.

Youth Music Culture Guangdong To Broadcast 2021 Special Event Photo Youth Music Culture Guangdong To Broadcast 2021 Special Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2021

For the fifth consecutive year, media at home and abroad focus on Guangzhou, the cultural center of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, as the founders of Youth Music Culture Guangdong today announced the 'YMCG 2021 Special Event' to be presented to mainland China on January 30th and the rest of the world on February 1st.

Rochester Philharmonic Appoints Andreas Delfs As Music Director Photo Rochester Philharmonic Appoints Andreas Delfs As Music Director
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2021

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announces the appointment of Maestro Andreas Delfs as its thirteenth music director in the organization's 98-year history. Delfs follows in the footsteps of a long line of distinguished music directors including Erich Leinsdorf, David Zinman, Mark Elder, Christopher Seaman, and Ward Stare.

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