News Archive


Apr 4, 2024

Click here to read how the Charlotte Symphony quietly raised $41 million to help ensure a stable future.

Apr 2, 2024

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra appoints Klaus Mäkelä as the youngest music director in the orchestra’s history. Read more here.

Apr 1, 2024

For the first time in thirty-five years, the Pacific Symphony is searching for a new Music Director. Read more here.

Mar 30, 2024

Lawrence Loh, music director for the Syracuse Orchestra, will conclude his tenure with the organization at the end of the 2024-25 season. Read more here.

Mar 20, 2024

Esa-Pekka Salonen’s resignation in San Francisco is a wake-up call for arts groups nationwide. Read more here.

Mar 16, 2024

Esa-Pekka Salonen will leave the San Francisco Symphony following the 2024-25 season, announcing his departure with a statement critical of the orchestra’s leadership. Read more here.

Mar 13, 2024

Enrique Mazzola has extended his contract as music director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago through 2030-31. Read more here.

Feb 27, 2024

The Kansas City Symphony announces its first-ever European concert tour in August 2024, led by the Symphony’s incoming Music Director, Matthias Pintscher. Read more here.

Feb 18, 2024

Symphoria, a beacon of classical music in Central New York, has announced a pivotal change: it will henceforth be known as The Syracuse Orchestra. Read more here.

Feb 18, 2024

The San Francisco Ballet has received a $60 million donation, the largest in its history. Read more here.

Feb 06, 2024

Conductor Robert Spano will be the Washington National Opera’s next music director. Read more here.

Jan 24, 2024

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has announced that conductor Jun Märkl will be the ISO’s eighth Music Director, beginning with the 2024-25 season. Read more here.

Jan 08, 2024

The Oregon Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have reached a three-year contract which includes a 6% wage increase in the 1st year, followed by increases of 3.5% in ensuing years. Read more here.

Jan 01, 2024

“I’m super grateful that scholarships like ICSOMs exist … it really opens up a path for musicians who may feel that they’re cornered by their finances … I can’t express how much this means to me and how much it will mean to future recipients of the scholarship as well.” Cameron Hall, 2023 ICSOM BU Tanglewood Institute Scholarship recipient. Click here to view his interview.