Category: Media View

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Royal Liverpool Philharmonic looking to construct new hall

In Monday’s (2/22) Liverpool Echo (U.K.), David Bartlett writes, “Ambitious plans are being drawn up to build a second concert hall for Liverpool’s Philharmonic as part of a...

February 24, 2010

Is Long Beach becoming friendlier to artists?

Tuesday (2/23) on the Los Angeles Times blog Culture Monster, Mike Boehm writes, “Members of the Long Beach City Council hope to get City Hall off the backs...

February 24, 2010

Comparing paths of Los Angeles, New York philharmonics

In Sunday’s (2/21) Washington Post, Anne Midgette writes, “Last year, the New York Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Philharmonic both introduced new, young music directors, Alan Gilbert and...

February 23, 2010

Sacramento Philharmonic returns to five concerts in 2010-11

In Tuesday’s (2/23) Sacramento Bee (California), Edward Ortiz writes, “The Sacramento Philharmonic is putting to rest the recent and distant past with the announcement of its 2010-11 season....

February 23, 2010

Colorado Springs Philharmonic announces conductor finalists

In Sunday’s (2/21) Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado), T.D. Mobley-Martinez writes, “On Saturday night, during the fifth [program] in the ambitious Masterworks’ season, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic announced ......

February 23, 2010

Met Opera announces new season, higher ticket prices

“Peter Sellars is in, Franco Zeffirelli is out,” writes Daniel J. Wakin in Tuesday’s (2/23) New York Times. “The Metropolitan Opera, which announced its plans for the 2010-11...

February 23, 2010

Obituary: Pittsburgh Symphony trumpeter Charles F. Hois, 79

In Tuesday’s (2/23) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Gary Rotstein writes, “Charles F. Hois carried the demeanor of one who took his trumpet playing lightly, as he did much of life,...

February 23, 2010

Houston Symphony appoints Hanson executive director

Friday (2/19) on the Houston Chronicle blog Peep, Tara Dooley reports, “The board of directors of the Houston Symphony announced today that it will bring a young orchestra...

February 22, 2010

Musicians start new Everett Philharmonic Orchestra

In Saturday’s (2/20) Herald (Everett, Washington), Theresa Goffredo writes, “Members of the now idle Everett Symphony Orchestra are vowing to keep classical music alive in Snohomish County. To...

February 22, 2010

Sting announces North America tour with Royal Philharmonic

In Sunday’s (2/21) New York Times, Rachel Lee Harris reports, “The British rocker Sting  and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra are pairing up for a North American tour...

February 22, 2010