There’s less to report in the summer, so Orchestra News is going on summer hours after this issue. We’ll be posting news updates July 15, July 29, August 12 and August 26, and will be returning to a weekly publication schedule (and, potentially, a different day of the week) after Labour Day.
Four Ontario orchestras are just about to launch summer music camps – and each one is slightly different. Two focus specifically on young musicians, one blends programming for children with training for keen adult amateurs, and one is focused exclusively on developing the skills of adult string players. The Niagara Symphony’s Summer Music Camp celebrates Read more about Summer Music Camps[…]
While the Winnipeg Symphony’s regular season wraps up in May, the orchestra and its members are busy making music throughout the summer. Here’s a quick round-up of upcoming WSO and WSO-related activity. Tonight (June 24), the full orchestra will perform at the Lyric Theatre in Assiniboine Park, in a program of light classics and popular Read more about Summer Concerts by the Winnipeg Symphony[…]
The Prince George Symphony Orchestra has announced details of its 2011-12 concert season, the orchestra’s 41st. Seven candidates for the position of music director – most of them Canadian – will lead programs over the course of the season, and featured soloists include pianists Jordan Kwan and Sarah Davis Buechner, violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn and erhu Read more about New Seasons[…]
The National Arts Centre and the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) are once again extending a call for nominations for the National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 16, 2011. The award – to be presented at CAPACOA’s annual conference, in November 2011 in Toronto – Read more about Call for nominations for the National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring[…]