Montreal and Basle reopen to audiences, London and New York notmain
The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will start its season on September 11, with ‘up to 250 live spectators per concert’.
The conductors are Bernard Labadie from Quebec and Susanna Mälkki from Finland. The OSM awaits a decision on its next music director.
In Switzerland, the Basle Stadtcasino will reopen on August 26 with the Basle Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ivor Bolton. The casino is allowed to admit 1000 people, including orchestra, but wearing masks is mandatory throughout the performance.
In London, the Barbican has just rolled out more online offerings. Nothing live.