Minnesota Orchestra sets its sights on Africa
Anne Midgette, The Washington Post | January 18, 2018


Minn. Orchestra to do ground-breaking South African tour
Euan Kerr MPR News | Jan 18, 2018


Leading US Orchestra To Tour SA With ‘Music For Mandela’
Garreth Van Niekerk, HuffPost South Africa | January 24, 2018


Classical Movements Practices 24-hour Music Diplomacy
Shirley Ruhe, Alexandria Gazette Packet | September 7, 2017


CSO makes major debuts in United Kingdom to rave reviews
Janelle Gelfand, Cincinnati Enquirer | August 31, 2017

“While Americans are celebrating Labor Day on Monday, several CSO musicians will be playing a free concert for refugees in Utrecht, The Netherlands…The event is being presented by Classical Movements, the U.S. tour company that made the orchestra’s travel arrangements. Said the company’s president Neeta Helms, ‘Together with the CSO, we are honored to be able to offer these refugees the sound of hope during a time of discord.’”


Prague Summer Nights: Enquête
Maurice Salles, Forum Opera | August 14, 2017


Prague Summer Nights Festival Introduces Students to the Rigors of a Professional Musician’s Life
Heather K. Scott, Strings Magazine | August 2, 2017


Sherrill Milnes: “Los cantantes de mi generación somos ya piezas de museo”
Alejandro Martínez, Platea Magazine | July 22, 2017


Music is a universal language. It doesn’t sound the way you think.
Anne Midgette, Washington Post | July 4, 2017


Prague Summer Nights 2017 Review – Die Zauberflöte: An Energetic Evening Filled With Promising New Voices
Francisco Salazar, Operawire | July 2, 2017


Classical Movements | “Moving the Music; Changing the World”
Janet Horvath, Interlude | July 1, 2107


‘Everybody has a voice’: Festival finds the universal in choirs
Agence France-Presse | June 29, 2017


Serenade festival celebrates JFK centennial by bringing together choral groups from around the world
Tim Smith, Baltimore Sun | June 23, 2017


Concert review: BSO soars in season finale with Marin Alsop, Gil Shaham and a classical tribute to ‘The Wire’ theme song
Tim Smith, Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2017

“The program opened with something new. ‘The Game,’ composed by Christopher Theofanidis, is the last of the BSO Centennial Commissions spearheaded by the Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program. Dedicated to writer David Simon, the piece is based on a theme song used on his HBO show ‘The Wire’ — ‘Way Down in the Hole’ by Tom Waits.”


Inside the NSO’s grand return to Russia
Anne Midgette, Washington Post | April 7, 2017

“This was the 30th NSO tour led by the Alexandria-based company Classical Movements, which specializes in tours for orchestras and choruses. The two full-time staffers it sent to Russia were fully occupied with travel logistics. What do you do when most of the orchestra’s luggage fails to make a tight plane connection and the authorities insist all the musicians have to come out to the airport, with their passports, to claim their bags?” 


Meet the woman who is driving a new era of choral music in India
Adila Matra, India Today | March 22, 2017


Stranded Syrian Composer Lands Washington Job
Norman Lebrecht, Slipped Disc | March 1, 2017


Back from Spain, SLSO looks back on a successful tour
Sarah Bryan Miller, St. Louis Post-Dispatch | February 25, 2017

“Notable among those vendors was Classical Movements, a company that plans and runs tours for orchestras and choirs. It’s an impressive outfit, in charge of the Minnesota Orchestra’s historic tour of Cuba last year; it also runs music festivals in places ranging from Washington, D.C., to South Africa, giving to local communities as well as helping musical ensembles.”


A Life of Music and Travel: Neeta Helms, Her Father, and His Legacy
Serenade Magazine | October 13, 2016

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