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BAM Professional Development Program accepting applications for 2014-15

Applications will be available beginning on March 10 for the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Professional Development Program, which provides deeply discounted theater and rehearsal studio rental and helps...

March 7, 2014

Rethinking the crossover classical genre

A March 6 blog post by Michael Morreale at Canada’s CBC radio website spotlights several prominent artists and ensembles involved with “crossover classical,” which Morreale describes as an...

March 7, 2014

Juilliard goes multimedia with Riley’s “In C”

This March marks the 50th anniversary of Terry Riley’s iconic minimalist work In C, which will be showcased in a new production called “Beyond the Machine 14.1” at the...

March 6, 2014

WQXR to hold musical instrument drive

New York classical radio station WQXR is launching its first musical instrument drive from March 28 to April 7, when it will accept donations of “gently used” musical instruments...

March 5, 2014

Frost School and Universal Music Classics announce research initiative

The University of Miami’s Frost School of Music has joined with Universal Music Classics, the record label, to form a partnership called Universal Music U @ Frost, designed to...

March 4, 2014

Applications open for Judy Center grants supporting innovative ensembles

The deadline is September 1 to submit proposals for the first cycle of grants for the newly established Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the...

March 3, 2014

New York Phil’s VanBesien and Gilbert to give free public talk

The New York Philharmonic is hosting a free event entitled “The 21st Century Orchestra,” featuring a conversation between Executive Director Matthew VanBesien and Music Director Alan Gilbert. The...

February 28, 2014

World premieres in Connecticut, Michigan, Canada

Orchestras in Connecticut, Detroit, and Toronto are among those scheduled to give premieres this winter. On February 27 the New Haven Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the 50th birthday of...

February 27, 2014

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February 26, 2014

Recordings news, February 2014

Orchestras in Nevada and New York are among those with recent recordings news. The second volume of the New York Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concerts with Leonard Bernstein—a nine-DVD set—has...

February 26, 2014