Symphony: Winter 2020
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Check out the latest issue of Symphony, the League of American Orchestras’ award-winning magazine, online and in print—with all the great articles, news, interviews, and photos you’ve come to expect.
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News and updates from orchestras everywhere. In this issue: the Detroit Symphony Orchestra names a new music director; the League moves into its new Manhattan home; the Kennedy Center’s REACH performing-arts campus opens; a sensory-friendly “Gentle Nutcracker” in Colorado.
What to look out for as sweeping changes in tax policy, nonprofit governance, and philanthropy affect orchestras. By Heidi Waleson
Black composers have long been underrepresented in classical music. Now their music is increasingly performed by orchestras. Will it last? By Rosalyn Story
Classical music podcasts are surging, reaching new audiences along the way. By Hannah Edgar
How orchestras and musicians are helping to destigmatize mental illness. By Michele C. Hollow
Tips and updates from folks on the front lines presenting family concerts. By Keith Powers
Six of today’s emerging artists talk about their visions for the classical music world. By Vivien Schweitzer
The conductors, composers, ensembles, and soloists on the rise, in an indispensable guide.
As 2020 begins, we look at back what some important voices from inside and outside the orchestra field have had to say on Symphony’s Coda page.
Happy reading! Look for the next issue of Symphony in Spring 2020.
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