Lyric Cancels Performances Until January 2021

Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in-person performances will be among the last to return, making “operating on anything close to a normal basis until that phase” impossible.

NY Philharmonic cancels fall season, moves up Geffen rebuild

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Philharmonic canceled its fall season because of the coronavirus pandemic and moved up the start of Geffen Hall’s reconstruction to take advantage of the orchestra’s absence. Philharmonic President Deborah Borda hopes to resume performances on Jan. 6, but says the schedule is uncertain and will depend on the health situation. The Vienna Philharmonic …

Dallas Opera postpones opening night from October to March

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Opera is postponing opening night from Oct. 9 to March 5 and cutting its 2020-21 season from five productions to four. The company says Verdi’s “Don Carlo” will replace Wagner’s “Lohengrin” next season and Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice” has been dropped. “Don Carlo” which was canceled in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dallas Opera’s …

Oud Player Rahim AlHaj Channels “Hope and New Beginnings” in WFMT Livestream

It’s becoming easier and easier to be overwhelmed by all that is going on in the world today… this music may help.

A Musical Memorial and Tribute: Yo-Yo Ma Plays Bach’s Solo Cello Suites Live

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform J.S. Bach’s six cello suites live as a memorial for those we have lost in the pandemic and a tribute to the resilience of our communities.