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Update: March 29 TODAY: Virtual Concert with MARC DJOKIC On Sunday, March 29th at 4:00 pm Orchestre classique de Montréal’s concertmaster Marc Djokic, one of Canada’s finest violinists, will be giving a free solo recital on his Facebook page as part of the National Arts Centre initiative, #CanadaPerforms To watch today’s concert, go to Marc’s Facebook page by clicking here. Update: March 27 Join Deutsche Grammophon for #WorldPianoDay This Saturday 28th March at 3 PM CET (10 AM EST), Deutsche Grammophon will mark #WorldPianoDay with a virtual livestreamed festival featuring performances from Maria João Pires, Rudolf Buchbinder, Evgeny Kissin, Víkingur Ólafsson, Jan Lisiecki, Joep Beving,…

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What can you do with 3 sopranos and 2 altos. Be inventive, that’s what. The all-women quintet Papagena have come up with a range of unaccompanied songs, settings and original commissions that often takes the breath away. Don Macdonald’s Moonset, for instance, does just what the title says: it sinks, gently, bringing hope of a new day, a breath of fresh air. Libby Larsen’s Jack’s Valentine declares ‘I love you’ with just the right degree of equivocation. Sweet Child O’Mine is a Guns N Roses hit reset for a capella voice – magic. Apart from Larsen, David Lang, Tchaikovsky and Gustav Holst, I don’t recognise any…

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Yannick Nézet-Séguin and The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2020–21 Season: Our World NOW The Natural World, WomenNOW, Identity, and the Digital Age Posted on March 24, 2020   The Natural World Composer-in-Residence Gabriela Lena Frank’s Picaflor: Retelling of a Peruvian creation myth through the voices of Philadelphia students and visuals from Mural Arts PhiladelphiaCommissioned works from women composers: Melody Eötvös, Robin Holcomb, Wang Xi, and Hilary Purrington on melting icebergs, California wildfires, the relationship between nature and the human body, and nature in poetry Jane: National Geographic documentary on Jane Goodall with Philip Glass score performed live The sea and the earth: Nézet-Séguin conducts Debussy’s La Mer and Mahler’s Das Lied von…

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March 19, 2020 The Facebook-National Arts Centre Fund for Performing Artists will provide $100,000 in artists fees to support online performances between now and March 31, 2020 to help ease financial strain for those impacted by the closure of performance venues across Canada related to COVID-19. OTTAWA (Canada) – As Canadian performing artists have been deeply impacted by the closing of performance venues across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Arts Centre and Facebook Canada are announcing a special partnership. Through the support of Facebook Canada, a $100,000 relief fund will pay Canadian artists for their live online…

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Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony’s Keeping Score Television Series to be Available for Free Global Online Streaming for the First Time Nine one-hour documentary episodes telling the stories of great works of classical music plus nine accompanying concert performances to be available worldwide on YouTube in light of COVID-19 closures SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (March 19, 2020) — In the midst of cancellations of live performances due to COVID-19, the San Francisco Symphony announced today that all documentary and concert episodes of Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) and the San Francisco Symphony’s groundbreaking Keeping Score project will be made available…

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Organization to Also Offer Free Remote Operatic Coaching and Virtual Town Hall Discussions NEW YORK, March 19, 2020 –  On Site Opera, New York’s pioneer opera company rooted in site-specific storytelling and the immersive experience, will host a series of online performance live streams and events to remote patrons and audiences as social distancing becomes a necessary norm all over the world. With adaptation to the changing health crisis, the organization will offer encore footage from four past productions in their entirety over the next four weeks; Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt, March 23, Pygmalion, March 30, The Secret Gardener, April 6, and Murasaki’s Moon,…

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Twenty-Nine Extraordinarily Talented Opera Singers Have Been Selected for the Preliminary Round of the 19th Biennial Competition Fort Worth, TX – The McCammon Voice Competition judges have proudly chosen the twenty-nine semi-finalists for the nineteenth biennial competition. Initially scheduled for April 3 and 4, the 2020 competition will be moved to the fall of this year, in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Ticketholders for the semi-finals and finals of the competition can donate the value of their previously purchased tickets to the McCammon, or apply the full value to the rescheduled fall competition. Dates, times, venues, and the 2020…

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March 19, 2020 Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Metropolitan Opera announced today that the company has canceled the remainder of the 2019–20 season, which was to have ended on May 9, 2020. This includes all performances and Live in HD transmissions. (The Met had previously announced that performances through March 31, 2020, would be canceled.) Met General Manager Peter Gelb said, “As devastating as it is to have to close the Met, this was the rare instance where the show simply couldn’t go on. We send our thanks to our loyal audiences and we’re doing our best to support our…

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Interns: Editorial, Fundraising  and Web Programming (3 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: March 18, 2020 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $13.10/hr Duration: 8 to 12 weeks (beginning May 4, 2020) Full time: 35 hrs/week Funding: subject to funding from Canada Summer Jobs Canada Summer Jobs: Must be 30 years old or less, Canadian or Landed Immigrant. Description (Editorial) Assisting the Editor in chief in his duties; Taking part in all tasks related to the preparation and publication of an arts magazine; Taking part in all editorial and production meetings; Working on production of editorial content under the editor’s…

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Dear friends of the Cliburn, In light of the continued spread of COVID-19 around the United States, and in consideration of current guidance from health officials, the Cliburn has made the decision to cancel or postpone all events scheduled through May 30, 2020. As such, we will be working to reschedule the 2020 Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition and the Classically Cliburn Gala; this season’s remaining Cliburn Concerts, Cliburn in the Classroom programs, and Cliburn in the Community events are canceled. We are saddened by this development and understand the disappointment it causes for our Cliburn Family around the globe,…

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