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Tulsa Opera Commemorates City's 1921 Race Massacre

March 1, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Having brought live opera to the city’s baseball stadium last fall , the Tulsa Opera will now pivot back to the Performing Arts Center with a concert commemorating the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre, May 31-June 1, 1921. … » Read

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MA's Free Guide to (Mostly) Free Streams, March 1-8

March 1, 2021 | Clive Paget, Musical America
We will be updating this list weekly. Please note that all times are given in U.S. Eastern Time (ET). To calculate in other time zones or counties, British Summer Time (BST) is currently five hours ahead of ET and Central European Time (CET) is … » Read

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Bach Scholars Vouch for Bach Fan's Website

March 1, 2021 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
The Bach Cantatas website , the most comprehensive in the world, is the work of an Israeli computer scientist named Aryeh Oron. Although he had no formal musical training (until he learned to play the piano at age 65), Oron began his lifelong … » Read

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Lincoln Center Announces Multi-stage Outdoor Preopening

February 26, 2021 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
NEW YORK (AP) — Lincoln Center intends to emerge from the novel coronavirus pandemic by creating 10 outdoor stages for performances and rehearsals in New York City starting April 7. Venues announced Thursday as part of the Restart Stages … » Read

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ENO Announces New Ring Cycle It Will Share with the Met

February 25, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The English National Opera (ENO) has decided to “go big or go home,” announcing plans for a new staging of Wagner’s Ring cycle over a five-year period to begin next fall with live performances of the second of the four operas, … » Read

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LA Phil's Upcoming Sound/Stage Episodes

February 25, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The second season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Sound/Stage launches March 5, with Carnival of the Animals led by Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and co-hosted with his nine-year-old son Martín. Yuja Wang and David … » Read

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One Conductor Re-ups, Another Returns

February 24, 2021 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
British conductor Jonathan Nott has renewed his contract as music and artistic director of the Geneva-based Orchestre de la Suisse Romande as of September 1, 2021. This is no ordinary renewal for the 58-year-old maestro; the new agreement is … » Read

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Atlanta Opera Announces a 'Threepenny' Season

February 24, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Buoyed by the success of its fall season, presented under an open-sided circus tent , the Atlanta Opera has announced a spring season that includes five live productions—two adaptations of iconic operas and three concerts. In keeping with … » Read

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CSO Offers Historic Footage in March, Along with Today's Realities

February 24, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As has become the norm in these abnormal times, many presenters are announcing their programming with very short lead times, never quite knowing what will and won’t be possible amid Covid restrictions in their particular part of the world. … » Read

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Cleveland Institute Gets $1M Gift for Scholarship

February 24, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Longtime trustee of the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) A. Chase Anderson and his wife Josie have gifted $1mn to the institution’s endowment campaign. A scholarship named in their honor will underwrite all expenses for a conservatory … » Read

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