Carnegie Hall has announced that the Philip Glass Ensemble’s sold-out performance next Friday, February 16, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, will be webcast live, free of charge, to a worldwide audience on medici.tv and carnegiehall.org/medici.

Read more: Carnegie Hall To Stream Philip Glass Ensemble Performance Online

In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra will make their Detroit debut with a one-night-only Chinese New Year concert in Orchestra Hall, home of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO).

Read more: Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Detroit

Carnegie Hall has announced that pianist Martha Argerich has withdrawn from her duo-recital with violinist Itzhak Perlman on Thursday, March 22 in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage.

Read more: Pianist Argerich Withdraws from Show at Carnegie Hall

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc. has announced the integration of its Cut Time online group management platform with MusicFirst, the learning management system from Music Sales Corporation.

Read more: J.W. Pepper & Music Sales Announce Online Platform Integration

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series will continue with a one-night-only concert featuring Jason Moran and the Big Bandwagon in a multimedia celebration of Thelonious Monk.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s (DSO) Paradise Jazz Series

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has announced the 2018-2019 Season of its Classical and PNC Pops Series. 

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Announces 2018-2019 Season

Pianist Emanuel Ax, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma will come together to perform Brahms’s complete piano trios at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, February 22 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The trio will present the three works chronologically, beginning with Piano Trios Nos. 2 and 3, and concluding with No. 1.

Read more: Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos, and Yo-Yo Ma To Collaborate at Carnegie Hall

Conductor Nikolaj Znaider and pianist Saleem Ashkar will join the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) for concerts featuring Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 20 and Elgar’s Symphony No. 2. Ashkar will be the featured soloist on the Mozart concerto.

Read more: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Welcomes Znaider and Ashkar for January Concerts

Purdue University Fort Wayne and Sweetwater officials have announced a partnership that will locate a majority of the university’s music technology program on the Sweetwater campus.

Read more: Sweetwater Partners with Purdue School of Music

On December 22, 2017, Elkhart native Glenn Holtz retired as a member of the Board of Trustees of VanderCook College of Music.

Read more: Glenn Hotlz Retires from VanderCook Board

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