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Philadelphia Orchestra musicians come to new contract agreement

In Saturday’s (2/27) Philadelphia Inquirer, Peter Dobrin reports that, faced with the serious economic concerns the Philadelphia Orchestra is confronting, “musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra have agreed to...

March 1, 2010

Biography of Minnesota Orchestra’s Vänskä highly detailed

In Sunday’s (2/28) Star-Tribune (Minneapolis), Graydon Royce writes, “Osmo Vänskä quickly imprinted the Minnesota Orchestra with his personality and precision upon arriving in 2003 as the orchestra’s 10th...

March 1, 2010

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony announces 2010-11 season

In Saturday’s (2/27) Waterloo Region Record (Ontario), Valerie Hill writes, “In what might just be one of the most ambitious and unusual offerings in its 66-year history, the...

March 1, 2010

Golijov brings bodily resonance to Toronto Symphony’s New Creations Festival

In Thursday’s (2/25) Toronto Star, Jon Terauds writes, “Composer Osvaldo Golijov tells of how he was watching a Montreal concert of the music of Astor Piazzolla on DVD....

March 1, 2010

Former students gather for concert celebrating “Mr. K.”

“The other day, I found myself rummaging through a closet, searching for my old viola,” writes Joanne Lipman in Sunday’s (2/28) New York Times. “I barely remembered where...

March 1, 2010

Obituary: Guarneri cellist David Soyer, 87

In Friday’s (2/26) New York Times, Daniel J. Wakin reports, “David Soyer, the founding cellist of the Guarneri String Quartet and a link to the legendary cellists Pablo...

March 1, 2010

Muti, Chicago Symphony announce first full season together

In Friday’s (2/26) Chicago Tribune, John von Rhein writes, “The Riccardo Muti era at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra officially began Thursday at Symphony Center, as the CSO’s 10th...

February 26, 2010

Memphis Symphony debuts conductorless project Opus One

“Change has been building at the Memphis Symphony Orchestra,” writes Jon W. Sparks in Thursday’s (2/25) Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee). “This week the MSO introduced Mei-Ann Chen as...

February 26, 2010

Obama and NEA honor 12 with National Medal of Arts

Thursday (2/25) on the Los Angeles Times blog Culture Monster, Mike Boehm writes, “After deliberating for hours on healthcare in Thursday’s summit, President Obama turned to the arts,...

February 26, 2010

Nashua Symphony makes community engagement a priority

In Thursday’s (2/25) Nashua Telegraph (New Hampshire), Eric Stanway writes about the Nashua Symphony, which “manages many community-oriented programs, including the Nashua Symphony Chorus, the Choral Ensemble ......

February 26, 2010