Category: Media View

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Sting to join Philadelphia Orchestra at Academy gala

Orchestra and singer to perform some of his best-known hits January 30

July 30, 2009

Banner change heralds Dudamel era at Los Angeles Philharmonic

In Wednesday’s (7/29) Los Angeles Times, David Mermelstein writes, “What goes up must come down, and that certainly holds true for the huge L.A. Philharmonic banners that flank...

July 29, 2009

Hong named Pittsburgh Symphony’s assistant conductor

Conductor will assist with programming, education, and pre-concert talks

July 29, 2009

Oregon Symphony education program falls victim to economy

Community Music Partnership presented more than 300 free programs

July 29, 2009

Arts losing both government and corporate support

Media must combat trend of viewing arts as dispensable

July 29, 2009

New Mexico Symphony borrows from LLC to help cash flow

In this week’s (July 24-30) New Mexico Business Weekly, Megan Kamerick writes about the creative way the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra is confronting the recession. “In an unusual...

July 28, 2009

Munich City Council opts not to renew Thielemann’s contract

Conductor’s tenure with Munich Philharmonic to end in 2011

July 28, 2009

Notarstefano pleads not guilty to selling stolen violins

Los Angeles Philharmonic-owned instruments sold in Europe

July 28, 2009

Chinese grow to love Puccini

Once-reviled composer now leading a Renaissance of Western opera

July 28, 2009

Bayreuth leaders to confront Nazi legacy

Festival of Wagner works to present historical report of ties to Hitler

July 28, 2009