Orchestra Music News


Electric Light Orchestra – 10 of the best – The Guardian (blog) says:

The Guardian (blog)
Electric LightOrchestra– 10 of the best
The Guardian (blog)
The Move's Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne first conceived their side-project Electric LightOrchestraas a way to “pick up where the Beatles left off” by bringing classical instruments into their songwriting, but their early experiments lurched lopsidedly

Orchestra presents ‘Walkway’ at culinary theater – Poughkeepsie Journal says:

Poughkeepsie Journal
Orchestrapresents 'Walkway' at culinary theater
Poughkeepsie Journal
With a full symphonyorchestra, it's tempting to translate the bridge's mammoth span into sheer numbers of instruments playing at the same time – a bombastic brass section combined with lush strings and full woodwinds is very enticing for a composer

DJ brings ‘Mothership’ to Louisville Orchestra – The Courier-Journal says:

The Courier-Journal
DJ brings 'Mothership' to LouisvilleOrchestra
The Courier-Journal
New music has become a strong part of the LouisvilleOrchestra'sseasons under the baton of Teddy Abrams over the past few years – taking a thread from theorchestra'sillustrious history of recording new music via its label First Edition Records

Bard Conservatory Orchestra to tour Cuba – Poughkeepsie Journal says:

Poughkeepsie Journal
Bard ConservatoryOrchestrato tour Cuba
Poughkeepsie Journal
The Bard College Conservatory of MusicOrchestrawill tour Cuba in June. The trip is set for June 3-10 and will include concerts conducted by Leon Botstein who, in addition to being president of Bard College in Annandale, is principal conductor of the …

Breaking: Toronto releases orchestra president – Slipped Disc says:

The Globe and Mail
Breaking: Toronto releasesorchestrapresident
Slipped Disc
TORONTO, ONTARIO — 03/30/16 — The Board of the Toronto SymphonyOrchestraand Jeff Melanson, President & CEO of the TSO, have mutually decided that it is in the best interests of both parties that he resign from his employment with the TSO. The TSO …
Toronto SymphonyOrchestraCEO Jeff Melanson steps downThe Globe and Mail
TSO boss resigns amid sexual harassment allegations from his estranged wifeNational Post
Thayer SymphonyOrchestrato hold finale concertWicked Local
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Orchestra’s concertmaster takes on dazzling works – Greenville News says:

Greenville News
Orchestra'sconcertmaster takes on dazzling works
Greenville News
Yu will take on the dazzling work for the Greenville Symphony ChamberOrchestra'sprogram, “Some Enchanting Evening,” with three performances, April 8-10, at the Peace Center's Gunter Theatre. Yu will also play two lighter works: Manuel Ponce's suave …