Category: Media View

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China looking to expand opera offerings

Hunger for Western music now extends to theater

August 21, 2009

Obituary: writer and activist Robert Hilferty, 49

Covered classical music and other arts for multiple publications

August 20, 2009

Obituary: Philadelphia Orchestra’s Abe Torchinsky, 89

Tubaist played under Ormandy and Toscanini

August 21, 2009

Huntington Symphony reaches out to NASCAR fans

Wednesday (8/19) on the West Virginia Public Broadcasting site, Mona Seghatoleslami writes, “Symphony orchestras often have guests—virtuoso violinists and concert pianists—but this weekend, the Huntington Symphony is trying...

August 19, 2009

James Taylor donates $500,000 in Tanglewood earnings to Boston Symphony

In Wednesday’s (8/19) Boston Globe, Geoff Edgers writes, “James Taylor, who has adopted the Berkshires as his home and musical headquarters, will be performing at the Boston Symphony...

August 20, 2009

High volume of online donors for Detroit arts website

Detroit arts groups now concerned about donor relations due to technical glitches

August 19, 2009

Berlin Philharmonic offers upcoming season online

August 28 program of Britten, Saariaho, and Berlioz to kick off webcasts

August 20, 2009

Villa-Lobos scores discovered

Handwritten scores from 1921 remain well-preserved

August 19, 2009

Texas-based Metropolitan Classical Ballet severely cuts back

All performances at Bass Performance Hall eliminated

August 19, 2009

Government delays funding for construction of Belfast Arts Centre

Construction already 5 months late on £17.5m center

August 19, 2009