COVID Information for Orchestras!

This section includes information about ICSOM member orchestras' status and information, including resources and links that will be updated as information becomes available during the COVID-19 crisis.

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In the News

Fundraiser was sweet music to the Jacksonville Symphony's budget. Read more here.

The sacrosanct endowment? Not anymore for some arts groups. Read more here.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra creatively connects with its audience during COVID-19. Read more here.

The Metropolitan Opera cancels all fall performances. Read more here.

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra discussing a nuanced return to public events with safety first. Read more here.

Nashville Symphony Orchestra musicians piece together a performance. Read more here.

The Philadelphia Orchestra plans online gala, including a newly-commissioned piece to honor frontline workers. Read more here.

Art of the New Deal: How artists helped redefine America during the Great Depression. Read more here.

For the Jacksonville Symphony, the show must go on(line). Read more here.

Philadelphia Orchestra channel gives Penn hospitals a new soundtrack. Read more here.

We all lose a lot when an orchestra falls silent. Read more here.

Pandemic uproots Philadelphia Orchestra summer travel plans. Read more here.

Grand Rapids Symphony cancels July concerts due to coronavirus pandemic, plans for August. Read more here.

Safety in an Era of Uncertainty by ICSOM counsel Kevin Case addresses a single, burning question: When and how can we come back to work? Read more here.

Tanglewood, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has canceled its 2020 live performance season due to the coronavirus. Read more here.

San Diego Symphony cancels summer season due to COVID-19 concerns, pushes opening of The Shell to 2021. Read more here.

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Carnegie Hall
Photo credit: Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera