Category: Media View

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St. Louis classical music radio station for sale

In Tuesday’s (10/6) St. Louis Business Journal, Kelsey Volkmann reports, “The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod said Tuesday that it plans to sell its classical music station, KFUO-99.1 FM ......

October 8, 2009

San Diego Symphony unveils iPhone app

In Sunday’s (10/4) San Diego Union-Tribune, Jim Chute writes, “The 99-year-old San Diego Symphony, along with several other orchestras, has entered the iPhone app arena ...

October 7, 2009

A humorous take on Debussy, Tchaikovsky, and Brahms

In the October 12 New Yorker, Yoni Brenner offers spoofs on program notes for Debussy’s La Mer, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, and Brahms’s Symphony No. 2. “Tchaikovsky wrote only...

October 7, 2009

Dudamel simulcast gets nearly 7,500 ticket requests

Reporting on Gustavo Dudamel’s debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, David Ng writes Tuesday on the Los Angeles Times blog Culture Monster, “The Music Center...

October 7, 2009

Salary freeze for Opera Theatre Saint Louis

In Tuesday’s (10/6) St. Louis Business Journal, Kelsey Volkmann reports, “Opera Theatre of Saint Louis said Tuesday that it ended its fiscal 2009 with a surplus of less...

October 7, 2009

Concert Review: Minnesota Orchestra’s live Tchaikovsky recording

In Sunday’s (10/4) Star Tribune (Minneapolis), Michael Anthony writes, “Orchestra Hall has been functioning as a giant recording studio the past two weeks ...

October 7, 2009

Florida Orchestra musicians ratify new contract

In Saturday’s (10/3) St. Petersburg Times (Florida), John Fleming reports, “Florida Orchestra musicians have ratified a modification of their labor contract that will amount to a 5.5 percent...

October 6, 2009

Senator speaks out against Cuba travel restrictions

In an Associated Press report Monday (10/5), Jim Abrams writes, “U.S. restrictions on travel to Cuba that led to the New York Philharmonic calling off a trip to...

October 6, 2009

Colorado Symphony leads blossoming of local new music scene

In Sunday’s (10/4) Denver Post, Kyle MacMillan writes, “It’s true that the Colorado Symphony’s reputation continues to blossom and that an assortment of high-profile soloists do make their...

October 6, 2009

California’s Redwood Symphony announces season

Thursday’s (10/1) San Jose Mercury News (California) reports, “The Redwood Symphony has announced its 25th season, which begins on Saturday ...

October 6, 2009