Category: Media View

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Fairfax Symphony conductor search in dead heat

Candidates have displayed distinct characteristics, but no front-runner

March 17, 2009

Concert Review: Syrian musicians join Pacific Symphony

Syrian instruments and three U.S. premieres on “Arabian Nights” program

March 16, 2009

Concert Review: Oregon Symphony debuts “Vortex”

Portland-based composer Svoboda’s work a politically charged wake-up call

March 17, 2009

The costs and benefits of adventurous programming

Thursday (3/12) on the New York Times culture website ArtsBeat, James R. Oestreich writes about the expenses the Chicago Symphony Orchestra incurred with its recent programs of 20th-century...

March 13, 2009

Concert Review: Memphis Symphony offers new work

Hoffman’s work for piano encompasses broad stylistic range

March 17, 2009

NEA releases research figures on artist unemployment

Artists unemployed at twice the rate of other workers

March 13, 2009

Shift in location for new Atlanta Symphony concert hall

In Friday’s (3/13) Atlanta Business Chronicle, Maria Saporta writes, “A master planning effort by the Woodruff Arts Center has figured out a way to locate a new symphony...

March 16, 2009

Gergiev’s music and politics intertwined

Ossetia concert displayed conductor’s dramatic flair and penchant for political statement

March 13, 2009

Charleston Symphony musicians play without pay

Struggling financially, orchestra works out short-term solution with musicians

March 16, 2009

Ravinia Festival highlights affordability and accessibility

73rd season to include ticket discounts and birthday celebrations

March 13, 2009