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Texas Opera Alliance launches the Teen Opera Club of Texas.

Texas Opera Alliance launches the Teen Opera Club of Texas.

TEXAS—October 27, 2020—The Texas Opera Alliance (TOA) is proud to announce the launch of the Teen Opera Club of Texas. In early October, Austin Opera (AO), The Dallas Opera (TDO), Fort Worth Opera (FWO), Houston Grand Opera (HGO), and OPERA San Antonio...

November updates for LSO St Luke’s autumn concert series.

November updates for LSO St Luke’s autumn concert series.

Conductor Susanna Mälkki has had to withdraw from the LSO concert on 5 November due to travel restrictions. The LSO is very grateful to Stephanie Childress [pictured] for agreeing to step in at short notice to conduct the concert. The programme remains unchanged....

50/50 in Munich; full-on in Vienna.

50/50 in Munich; full-on in Vienna.

Local Covid-rules apply. For examples, it seems that in Munich the current concert situation requires an orchestra to field no more than fifty musicians playing to an audience of no more than that number of spectators … whereas, in Vienna – a four-hour high-speed...

Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert.

Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert.

There has been speculation, with Covid uppermost, that the 2021 edition of this transmitted-worldwide event, Riccardo Muti conducting it this time around, will not take place. A glance at the orchestra's website......