American orchestras are responding to tragic U.S. and world events by harnessing the healing power of music. The new issue of Symphony examines the ways that orchestras are using music, heartfelt commentary, and even moments of silence to offer consolation and express solidarity with their communities. Also in the new issue, composers Julia Adolphe and Melody Eötvös provide personal insight into what it takes to create new orchestral scores, in an innovative program for female composers. And we tackle the question: are orchestras embracing hip-hop? All this and more in the latest issue of Symphony. Click here to read it all, free of charge.

Posted August 5, 2016