Category: Media View

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Rich announces retirement from Melrose Symphony

An un-bylined article in Friday’s (3/5) Melrose Free Press (Massachusetts) states, “ ‘Thirty years of involvement in any organization is wonderful, and I feel very privileged to have...

March 5, 2010

Zwilich aims for accessibility with Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony

In Friday’s (3/5) Cincinnati Enquirer, Janelle Gelfand writes, “Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s music is admired by audiences around the world. Writing music that is engaging and accessible for today’s...

March 5, 2010

Atlanta Symphony’s new season marks 10-years for Spano, Runnicles

In Thursday’s (3/4) Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Pierre Ruhe writes, “A decade ago, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra formed an innovative ‘creative partnership’ with conductors Robert Spano and Donald Runnicles. ......

March 4, 2010

WFMT to celebrate long-time Chicago Symphony oboist’s 90th

“The great principal oboe players of America’s top symphony orchestras tend to enjoy long and productive tenures,” writes John von Rhein in Thursday’s (3/4) Chicago Tribune. “Think of...

March 4, 2010

Pacific Symphony announces 2010-11 season

Wednesday (3/3) on the Orange County Register Arts Blog, Timothy Mangan writes, “The Pacific Symphony’s 2010-11 classical season, released Tuesday, is a balance of classical standards and new...

March 4, 2010

Salonen’s dedication to Los Angeles Philharmonic trombonist

Tuesday (3/2) on the Los Angeles Times blog Culture Monster, David Ng writes, “A new piece by Esa-Pekka Salonen will have its world premiere in Los Angeles this...

March 4, 2010

Can U.S.-style philanthropy make up for U.K. arts funding cuts?

In Thursday’s (3/4) Guardian (London), Charlotte Higgins reports, “The Tories acknowledge they will cut core arts funding—by how much, we do not know. Yet this admission is accompanied...

March 4, 2010

Kennedy Center names Rubinstein new chairman

In Thursday’s (3/4) Washington Post, Janqueline Trescott writes, “As a youngster in Baltimore, David M. Rubenstein says he was inspired by John F. Kennedy, so much so that...

March 4, 2010

New Chopin museum opens in Warsaw

A report Tuesday (3/2) by Agence France Presse states, “A high-tech museum dedicated to the Polish composer and pianist Frederic Chopin opened in Warsaw on Monday to mark...

March 4, 2010

National Symphony announces first season under Eschenbach

“Christoph Eschenbach is starting his National Symphony Orchestra tenure with a bit of a bang,” writes Anne Midgette in Wednesday’s (3/3) Washington Post. “His inaugural season bears a...

March 3, 2010