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1 hr ago |

When Joan Rivers came to Portland to perform with the Oregon Symphony

The news today that comedy legend Joan Rivers is in the hospital, after having reportedly stopped breathing during a surgical procedure, has prompted words of support from celebrity friends and colleagues.


Related Topix: Arts, Fashion Police, Entertainment, Television, Movies

6 hrs ago |

Canton Symphony Orchestra Debuts ConverZations Lecture Series, 9/8

The series continues at Rachel Waddell, Assistant Conductor of the Canton Symphony Orchestra since 2012, will provide the first lecture, titled "Know the Score."


Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Conductor

10 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Symphony offers free outdoor concerts this weekend

The Virginia Symphony began its series of free outdoor concerts on Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Lake Matoaka Amphitheatre in Williamsburg.


Related Topix: Arts, Virginia, Williamsburg, VA, Chesapeake, VA, Yorktown, VA, College of William and Mary, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Symphony's Summer Pops concludes with '1812'

They say the only things certain are death and taxes, but in San Diego, you can add a third: the San Diego Symphony playing Tchaikovsky's "1812" Overture as the summer comes crashing to a close.


Related Topix: Arts, Tchaikovsky, Classical

12 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

Murder Suspect Also Facing Grand Larceny Charge

One of the two men charged with last week's murder of violinist Mary Whitaker at her home in Chautauqua County is now facing an additional charge, in an unrelated incident.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Chautauqua County, NY, Sherman, NY, Arts

16 hrs ago | News Times

Here in Connecticut, with its vast number of symphony orchestras, the push is underway to capture new supporters and past subscribers who have yet to make a commitment for the soon-to-begin 2014-15 season.


Related Topix: Arts, Greenwich, CT, Stamford, CT

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra expects larger deficit, but aims to boost revenue

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra is projecting a deficit of roughly $1.4 million at the end of its 2014 fiscal year, which concludes Sunday.


Related Topix: Arts

Australia Network

SSO Presents: The Whitlams and the Sydney Symphony

This week Del Irani takes a look at the issue of homelessness and how it affects so many people around the world.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Arts

Dearborn Symphony Orchestra Presents Cars, Cigars & Jazz

T he Dearborn Symphony Orchestra planning committee for Cars, Cigars and Jazz cheese it up for a photo.


Related Topix: Dearborn, MI, Arts

301 Moved Permanently

September concert guide for suburban Chicago

Families can head down to the beach to celebrate the end of summer with swimming, food live music, luau dances and a fire show.


Related Topix: The English Beat, Ska, Black Entertainment, Soul, Smokey Robinson, Arts, The Orchestra, Big-Band, Classical

Monterey County Herald

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: A look at Monterey Symphony's 'gourmet' season

From Disney to dancing, the Monterey Symphony promises to light up your musical life this coming season.


Related Topix: Arts, Walt Disney, Classical, Monterey County, CA

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 2014-15 season

The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra's 58th concert season will open with an Oct. 12 concert featuring all four of the FSYO's ensembles.


Related Topix: Florida, Arts, Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL, Celebration, FL, Kissimmee, FL, Entertainment

Denver Westword

Jerry Kern Has Made Lots of Noise at the Colorado Symphony

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra's Classically Cannabis series this summer grabbed headlines across the country -- but it's far from the first time that the symphony has turned heads, and it won't be the last.


Related Topix: Arts

Performing arts leap onto Portland stages

We know the arts event you're looking for. It's the play that soars. The concert that sings.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Arts, Opera

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Host 'O Say Can You See' Gala, 9/20

Signaling the start of the social season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual Gala Celebration on Saturday, September 20 at 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.


Related Topix: Arts, Marcus Roberts, Jazz, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Rhapsody in Blue, Music!, Morgan State University

Mountain Xpress

Asheville in the '90s: Club and concert scene

Asheville's a great place to live, unless you suffer from FOMO . Even if you catch the drum circle, a gallery crawl, three bands and a late-night DJ, your Twitter feed will still be full of reports and photos from the indie-film screening, book launch, poetry reading and symphony concert that you missed.


Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Arts, Poetry, David Wilcox, Folk, Black Mountain, NC

SF Classical Voice

Ace Pairings in S.F. Symphony Season

It's rare that a major American symphony performs works by a parent and child, who are both prominent living composers, within a short span of time.


Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Electronic, Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Tue Aug 26, 2014

James Conlon to step down from Ravinia FestivalJames Conlon to step...

James Conlon, music director of Ravinia Festival since 2005, announced that 2015 will be his final season as music director of the summer festival.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Entertainment

Georgia Symphony Orchestra starts 64th season in new home

Tickets are on sale for the 64th season of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra. Themed around Russian music, the season will strike a chord of emotion when the GSO opens on Oct. 18 at its new home, the Marietta Performing Arts Center at Marietta High School.


Related Topix: Arts, Cobb County, GA, Kennesaw, GA

Cellist Rachael Lander and More to Be Featured on ADDICTS' SYMPHONY

Composer, musician and recovering alcoholic James McConnel brings together ten classical musicians whose lives have been blighted by addiction for a spectacular one-off musical performance.


Related Topix: Arts