Positive Year End for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Summer Concerts, Volume 4
 
Positive Year End for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Positive Year End for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

For the seventh year straight, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra has reported an excess of revenues over expenses on its fiscal year, accompanied by positive artistic and social impact. Highlights of the season that was include: The orchestra’s performance at the Spring for Music Festival at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall; Continued strong artistic leadership by […]

Summer Concerts, Volume 4

Summer Concerts, Volume 4

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its end-of-summer outdoor concerts, taking place this year in Edmonton’s Churchill Square and at Kinsmen Park, August 29-31. Program 1 on August 29 and 30 will be led by conductor Robert Bernhardt, and will feature four vocal soloists and the orchestra in a program entitled Disney in […]

Advocacy Update

Advocacy Update

30 July 2014

Orchestras Canada’s advocacy committee met late last week, and here’s a report about our discussion: 1. Expanded membership – OC’s advocacy committee now comprises: Jeff Alexander, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Ann Lewis-Luppino, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra Shannon Whidden, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Matthew Jones, Timmins Symphony Orchestra (and Orchestras Canada board of directors) Therese Boutin, Orchestre symphonique […]

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People

People

30 July 2014

I Musici de Montréal has announced the appointment of Nicolas Ellis as its new resident conductor, starting in June 2015. A gifted pianist, Ellis has studied conducting with Alexis Hauser, and is working with Robert Spano at Aspen this summer. The Regina Symphony has announced the appointment of Simon MacDonald as its new concertmaster. He […]

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Industry Intelligence

Industry Intelligence

30 July 2014

The US-based National Arts Strategies has just launched a brand-new, high-quality and relatively low-cost Executive Diploma in Arts and Culture Strategy in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania. The diploma combines 6 on-line and 2 in-person modules over 9 months, and it’s designed for rising leaders in the arts and culture field. And the first […]

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Job Board

Job Board

30 July 2014

ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Executive Director Application deadline/Date limite : ongoing/en cours

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Job Board

Job Board

23 July 2014

AUDITIONS Okanagan Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinet Application deadline/Date limite : September 12 septembre 2014   ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra Chair Application deadline/Date limite : August 29 août 2014 Regina Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Application deadline/Date limite : ongoing/en cours   CONDUCTORS / DIRECTEURS MUSICAUX Toronto Symphony Orchestra RBC Resident Conductor Application deadline/Date limite : September 4 septembre […]

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Summer Concerts, Part III

Summer Concerts, Part III

16 July 2014

The Windsor Symphony Orchestra is continuing with a pleasant summer tradition of small ensemble concerts in area parks in 2014. This year, the program features the WSO woodwind quintet (July 13), and the orchestra’s brass quintet, performing in Amherstburg (August 16) and the Windsor Sculpture Park (August 17). Admission is free. OC is proud to […]

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New Digital Direction for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

New Digital Direction for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

16 July 2014

The Toronto Symphony has just announced that it has signed a new recording contract with UK-based Chandos Records. The first of TSO recordings to be released by Chandos will be Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade, recorded live at Roy Thomson Hall in June 2013, led by TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian and featuring TSO Concertmaster Jonathan Crow. It […]

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Small Budget Orchestra Conference

Small Budget Orchestra Conference

16 July 2014

SAVE the DATE! Once again this year, with the help of the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Orchestras Canada is hosting a weekend conference in Toronto for Ontario’s small budget orchestra community. Location and topics will be announced in September: in the meantime, please hold the dates! Music Director Summit: Friday, January 9, 2015 Small Budget Orchestra […]

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People

People

16 July 2014

Congratulations to conductor and composer and Esprit Orchestra founder Alex Pauk, who was appointed to the Order of Canada in late June. Maestro Pauk was cited for “contributions to the development of contemporary Canadian orchestral music and for his promotion of Canada’s composers.”

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Job Board

Job Board

16 July 2014

ADMINISTRATIVE / ADMINISTRATIFS Opera Lyra Part-time Artistic Director / Directeur artistique à temps partiel Application deadline/Date limite : August 31 août 2014   CONDUCTORS / DIRECTEURS MUSICAUX Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra Music Director Application deadline/Date limite : August 15 août 2014      

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