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Boulder Philharmonic concertmaster to premiere father’s work

“Gregory Walker calls it ‘a Cinderella story,’ ” writes Wes Blomster in Sunday’s (11/29) Daily Camera (Boulder, Colorado). “On December 10, Walker, concertmaster of the Boulder Philharmonic since...

November 30, 2009

Philly groups reaching new audiences through new music

In Monday’s (11/30) Philadelphia Daily News, Tom Di Nardo writes, “New works are the lifeblood of the arts, the heart that pumps vibrancy into these reflections of our...

November 30, 2009

Obituary: Musicologist H. C. Robbins Landon, 83

In Thursday’s (11/26) New York Times, Allan Kozinn writes, “H. C. Robbins Landon, an American musicologist whose research helped to restore many of Haydn’s works to the active...

November 30, 2009

Greater-Miami Youth Orchestra cellist’s fundraising effort

Tuesday (11/24) on the NBC Miami website, Adam Kuperstein writes, “Carlos Cruz-Taura is a cellist in the Greater-Miami Youth Symphony. The 14-year-old says playing music makes him ‘happy,’...

November 25, 2009

Symphony Silicon Valley gives “family” members the spotlight

In Wednesday’s (11/25) San Jose Mercury News (California), Richard Scheinin writes, “Big-name orchestras import big-name soloists to drive ticket sales and add panache to their overall endeavors. ......

November 25, 2009

Sarasota Orchestra negotiations elicit outpouring of community concern

In Sunday’s (11/22) Sarasota Herald Tribune (Florida), Jay Handelman writes, “It has been distressing for anyone who loves good music and the arts to read about the long-running...

November 25, 2009

Atlanta Ballet taps Jacobs to be executive director

Monday (11/23) on the Atlanta arts blog artscriticATL.com, Pierre Ruhe reports, “Atlanta Ballet is set to announce its new executive director: Arthur Jacobus, former boss of Seattle’s Pacific...

November 25, 2009

Glass on science and the arts

In Tuesday’s (11/24) Wall Street Journal, Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim writes, “It’s a good thing Philip Glass can tune out noise. Out on the walled patio of the composer’s...

November 24, 2009

Bell, DeHaan help Indianapolis Symphony raise $35,000

In Sunday’s (11/22) Indianapolis Star, Cathy Kightlinger writes, “Philanthropist Christel DeHaan and classical music superstar Joshua Bell, who grew up in Bloomington, teamed up Nov. 12 ... ...

November 24, 2009

Pittsburgh Symphony holds NEH teacher training institute

In Tuesday’s (11/24) Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Andrew Druckenbrod writes, “The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will renew its relationship with renowned author and music historian Joseph Horowitz ...

November 24, 2009