Orchestra Music News


Cleveland Orchestra expects ‘Back to the Future’ show to be blast from the … – says:
ClevelandOrchestraexpects 'Back to the Future' show to be blast from the
Here we are, though, about to experience a live performance of “Back to the Future” by the ClevelandOrchestra. Back in 1985, when they made their debut, neither the wild-haired inventor of the DeLorean time machine nor his creators could have had any …

New VSO leader wants orchestra to take creative risks – says:
New VSO leader wantsorchestrato take creative risks
Ben Cadwallader is the new executive director of the Vermont SymphonyOrchestra. He's ready for the state's top classical-music ensemble to start losing money. Cadwallader thinks the VSO can lose money in a good way. He wants the organization that …

Minnesota Orchestra balances budget, receives $250000 gift from musicians’ group – Minneapolis Star Tribune says:

Minneapolis Star Tribune
MinnesotaOrchestrabalances budget, receives $250000 gift from musicians' group
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Musicians of the MinnesotaOrchestra, a nonprofit organization formed by players who were locked out for 16 months, has been dissolved and its funds have been given to theOrchestralAssociation. The $250,000 gift was reported Wednesday, the same …
Musicians giving MinnesotaOrchestramoney made during Press
MNOrchestraannounces major gift from its musiciansMinnesota Public Radio News

all 3 news articles »

Austrian Orchestra Plans To Build House For Refugees – Newsweek says:

AustrianOrchestraPlans To Build House For Refugees
The Vienna PhilharmonicOrchestra, based in the Austrian capital, launched an initiative on Monday to raise money for refugees arriving in the country It hopes to build a new home in the northeastern state of Lower Austria, which will provide

ArtsBeat | Minnesota Orchestra Is Getting $250000 From Musicians – New York Times (blog) says:

Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
ArtsBeat | MinnesotaOrchestraIs Getting $250000 From Musicians
New York Times (blog)
In another sign that the MinnesotaOrchestrais continuing to put the discord of its recent 16-month lockout behind it, its musicians have announced that they are donating $250,000 to theorchestra— money that they earned and raised while playing …
Giving back: MinnesotaOrchestragets $250K gift – from its own musiciansRick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
Musicians donate $250000 to MinnesotaOrchestra, creating Bellwether FundMinnPost (blog)
Musicians Gift $250000 to MinnesotaOrchestraBroadway World

all 6 news articles »

How the Trans-Siberian Orchestra Became a Holiday Hit Machine – Wall Street Journal says:

Wall Street Journal
How the Trans-SiberianOrchestraBecame a Holiday Hit Machine
Wall Street Journal
In a previous incarnation, the Trans-SiberianOrchestrawas a bombastic metal band struggling to get on the radio. Now it is the music industry's most unlikely holiday juggernaut, the group that figured out how to bring rock 'n' roll to Christmas. The
6 things you need to know about Trans-SiberianOrchestra's2015
Trans-SiberianOrchestraMakes Christmas RockPress Release Rocket

all 10 news articles »