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  1. Manchester’s orchestras are muted in face of terror attack

    Slippedisc.com - Music 05.24 / 12:07 slippedisc.com
    The Halle has issued no response to the atrocity, either on its website or via social media. All we have heard from the BBC Philharmonic is a tweet: ‘This afternoon’s 2pm concert and broadcast will be going ahead as planned.’ The Manchester Camerata is the only classical ensemble to respond: ‘Here at Manchester Camerata we…
  2. DSO to sell Orchestra Place to Broder & Sachse

    Crainsdetroit.com - Detroit Business 05.24 / 11:45 crainsdetroit.com
    Kirk Pinho - Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services Inc. plans to purchase the Orchestra Place office building at Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Detroit's Midtown. The Michigan Strategic Fund board Tuesday morning approved the transfer of Renaissance Zone benefits related to the Class A building, which was built 20 years ago. The building is owned by Orchestra Place Renewal Partnership, which is registered to Detroit Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Anne…
  3. Broder & Sachse under contract to buy Orchestra Place from DSO

    Crainsdetroit.com - Detroit Business 05.24 / 10:47 crainsdetroit.com
    Kirk Pinho - Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services Inc. plans to purchase the Orchestra Place office building at Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Detroit's Midtown. The Michigan Strategic Fund board Tuesday morning approved the transfer of Renaissance Zone benefits related to the Class A building, which was built 20 years ago. The building is owned by Orchestra Place Renewal Partnership, which is registered to Detroit Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Anne…
  4. New Canadian Global Music Orchestra a symphony of diversity

    Metronews.ca - Ontario 05.24 / 09:30 metronews.ca
    Royal Conservatory of Music's new project brings together 12 artists with different cultural backgrounds in celebration of the country's…
  5. Great and the good savour Ulster Orchestra's tasty lunch date

    The Ulster Orchestra ended its very successful series of lunchtime concerts in the Ulster Hall yesterday with an absolute feast of music in Schubert's 9th…
  6. Music director of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra leaving for Oklahoma

    Local2.ca - Ontario 05.24 / 03:40 local2.ca
    WINNIPEG — The upcoming season will be the last for Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra music director Alexander M…
  7. Music director of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra leaving for Oklahoma

    Lethbridgeherald.com - Lifestyle 05.24 / 02:51 lethbridgeherald.com
    WINNIPEG – The upcoming season will be the last for Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra music director Alexander Mickelthwate. The orchestra has announced Mickelthwate will step down at the end of the 2018/2019 season to take on the job as music director at the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. Mickelthwate has been with the WSO since 2006, tying him The post Music director of Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra leaving for Oklahoma appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from around…
  8. Arapahoe County teen to play bassoon with National Youth Orchestra this summer

    Growingdenver.com - Denver 05.24 / 00:43 growingdenver.com
    Tatia Slouka remembers the conversation that started her down the path to becoming one of the finest young bassoonists in the country. She was at recess in fifth grade, talking with a friend about the instruments they wanted to play when they moved on to middle school orchestra. At the time, Slouka thought she was going to be a saxophonist like her mom. “A friend said, ‘I want to play that baboon thing,’” Slouka recalled. “And I said, ‘The bassoon?’ ... The post Arapahoe County …
  9. Karl Hirzer takes the spotlight as a young conductor for the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

    Calgaryjournal.ca - Alberta 05.23 / 22:10 www.calgaryjournal.ca
    Karl Hirzer has been training in piano from the age of six, and went to two universities to realize his dream of becoming a conductor. But last summer he took a shortcut and applied for orchestral vacancies instead of continuing his education, being hired as the resident conductor of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Growing up in New Westminster, a small suburb in Vancouver, Hirzer studied from the same piano instructor for 12 years. Hirzer’s parents began his lessons when they saw him …
  10. CEO, Stamford Symphony Orchestra

    Artsjournal.com - Arts 05.23 / 20:58 artsjournal.com
    The CEO reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for managing the daily activities and fulfilling the orchestra’s stated mission. He/she will oversee a staff of seven (some part time and/or remote), and will be responsible for a budget of ~…
  11. No whites allowed in all-minority orchestra

    Wnd.com - Politics 05.23 / 17:37 wnd.com
    (CBC) — When Chi-chi Nwanoku was a teenager, she had a dream: to represent Great Britain in the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. She was one of the fastest 100-metre sprinters in England, despite being only five feet tall and weighing a little over 100 pounds. But at 18, a serious knee injury ended her competitive…