Category: Media View

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In search of Beethoven in Bonn, Vienna, and beyond

“Even the most casual visitor to Vienna can’t help but be bombarded by the city’s Mozart-industrial complex,” writes Michael Cooper in Monday’s (2/24) New York Times. “What about Beethoven?...

February 26, 2020

Marin Alsop to step down as Baltimore Symphony’s music director in 2021

“After 14 years presiding over the podium for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop is stepping down,” writes Mary Carole McCauley in Wednesday’s (2/26) Baltimore Sun. “Alsop, 63, will...

February 26, 2020

Singapore Symphony: why we perform during coronavirus outbreak

“Amid the evolving coronavirus situation in Singapore, my team and I were often asked, ‘Will the Singapore Symphony Orchestra cancel its concerts,’ ” writes Chng Hak-Peng, CEO of the...

February 26, 2020

New music director, new season, new era at Savannah Philharmonic

“When Keitaro Harada climbs the podium on Sept. 17, the Savannah Philharmonic will be entering a new era, not only on the stage but in image as well,” writes...

February 26, 2020

OKC Philharmonic to perform Clyne’s 2016 symphonic ballet “RIFT”

“Composer Anna Clyne was premiering her piece ‘This Midnight Hour’ on Nov. 13, 2015, in Paris when terrorists armed with assault rifles and explosives targeted locations across the city,”...

February 26, 2020

Review: Oakland Symphony program featuring Violins of Hope

“Violins of Hope, the collection of Holocaust-era string instruments curated by the Israeli instrument makers Amnon and Avshalom Weinstein, came to Oakland on Saturday, Feb. 22, prodding the Oakland...

February 26, 2020

Cincinnati Pops’ John Morris Russell to mark ten years in 2020-21

“Broadway star Audra McDonald, Pink Martini, comedians from Second City, and three shows featuring Disney films and clips from animated classics with live orchestra … will help John Morris...

February 25, 2020

Philadelphia Orchestra’s new principal oboe, Philippe Tondre

“Philippe Tondre, principal oboe of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, among other ensembles, is to be the new principal with the Philadelphia Orchestra,” writes Susan Elliott in Friday’s (2/21)...

February 25, 2020

AGMA releases findings of Domingo sexual-harassment investigation

“An investigation into legendary singer Plácido Domingo by the U.S. union representing opera performers found more than two dozen people who said they were sexually harassed or witnessed inappropriate...

February 25, 2020

The lifelong impact of Olympia Symphony’s work with young people in Washington State

“The greatest measure of success is when the student becomes the master,” writes Kathryn Millhorn in Friday’s (2/21) ThurstonTalk (Thurston County, WA). “On March 15, witness ‘From Teacher to...

February 25, 2020