Category: Media View

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Mahler’s recent rise to orchestral stardom

In Sunday’s (3/14) Los Angeles Times, Richard S. Ginell writes, “One evening in 1966, not long after the Los Angeles Philharmonic moved into the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, concertgoers...

March 15, 2010

Florida Grand Opera gets creative with budget, animation techniques

In Saturday’s (3/13) Toronto Star, William Littler reports from Miami, “Like most sister companies on both sides of the 49th parallel, Florida Grand Opera has had to trim...

March 15, 2010

Syracuse Symphony looks to feed the hungry

In Friday’s (3/12) Post-Standard (Syracuse, New York), Melinda Johnson writes, “While the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra feeds its audiences’ appetite for classical music, it also helps feed needy Central...

March 12, 2010

Montreal Symphony’s Juno bid revoked

In Thursday’s (3/11) Montreal Gazette, Arthur Kaptainis writes, “Two recordings by Kent Nagano and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra have been denied 2010 Juno nominations on the grounds that...

March 12, 2010

New spirit of arts advocacy in Las Vegas

In Thursday’s (3/11) Las Vegas Sun, Kristen Peterson writes, “On paper, the arts are looking grim. In less than two years the city lost the Las Vegas Art...

March 12, 2010

San Francisco Symphony contrabassoonist Braunstein: how low can he go?

In Thursday’s (3/11) San Francisco Chronicle, Joshua Kosman writes, “What does it take to play a note as low as any in the orchestra? Nothing more than 16...

March 12, 2010

Sage City Symphony to premiere local student’s work

Thursday’s (3/11) Manchester Journal (Vermont) reports, “Peter Kosmorsky, a senior at Long Trail School, has composed a symphonic fugue to be performed by Sage City Symphony on Sunday,...

March 12, 2010

Portland Symphony announces 2010-11 season

In Wednesday’s (3/10) Portland Press-Herald (Maine), Bob Keyes writes, “Despite operating with a budget that allows few frills, the Portland Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday announced plans for a...

March 11, 2010

Oregon Symphony’s Kalmar takes additional post in Spain

In Wednesday’s (3/10) Oregonian (Portland), David Stabler reports, “Just to make sure he stays busy, Carlos Kalmar, music director of the Oregon Symphony, has added a second job—music...

March 11, 2010

Illinois Symphony to premiere “Jefferson”

In Thursday’s (3/11) State Journal-Register (Springfield, Illinois), Brian Mackey writes, “This weekend, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra will play the world premiere of a new work: ‘Jefferson, In His...

March 11, 2010