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.
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.
The San Francisco Ballet has received a $60 million donation, the largest in its history. Read more here.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and its musicians have agreed to a new three-year contract that increases wages 10.9% over the previous contract by year three. Read more here.
The Columbus Symphony Orchestra is planning a $275 million new music hall with a 1600-seat main performance hall and an additional nine other multi-use performance and special event spaces. Read more here.
Conductor Robert Spano will be the Washington National Opera’s next music director. Read more here.
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.
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.
“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.