Category: Media View

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Obituary: Stamford Symphony’s Kim Reeves, 50

Violinist was fixture of ensembles throughout tri-state area

July 28, 2009

Obituary: Classical music writer Michael Steinberg, 80

In Monday’s (7/27) Boston Globe, Jeremy Eichler writes, “Michael Steinberg, the widely admired music writer whose words, as critic for the Globe and later as a program annotator...

July 27, 2009

Pacific Symphony puts artistry first in tough economy

Orange County arts organizations deal with finances in difficult times

July 27, 2009

Cleveland Piano Competition’s multi-media offerings

Online expansion and close-ups of contestants during performances

July 27, 2009

A primer on romantic violin concertos at the Hollywood Bowl

A “roundtable” discussion in advance of major concerto performances

July 27, 2009

Sacramento mayor expresses plan for boosting arts

Support from city hall, though some arts leaders say scheme lacks specifics

July 27, 2009

Obituary: Choreographer Merce Cunningham, 90

Iconoclastic dancemaker active until the very end

July 27, 2009

Portland Symphony musicians ratify new contract

In Wednesday’s (7/22) Portland Press Herald (Maine), Bob Keyes writes that the Portland Symphony Orchestra has “announced a four-year labor agreement with its musicians’ union. ...

July 24, 2009

Open rehearsal a hit for New Jersey Symphony

Princeton audiences go for Smetana, Beethoven

July 24, 2009

Nashville Symphony appeals Metro Arts Commission grants

Orchestra monies cut 55 percent from previous year

July 24, 2009