Category: Media View

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Nonprofits that gambled with bond money now paying the price

In Thursday’s (9/24) New York Times, Stephanie Strom writes, “Homeowners and businesses were not alone in taking on piles of debt over the last decade. Nonprofits of all...

September 25, 2009

Celebrating centenarian Blanche Moyse

Wednesday (9/23) on her Washington Post blog Classical Beat, Anne Midgette writes, “Blanche Moyse is a quiet hero of the American music world. She was a co-founder of...

September 25, 2009

Female conductors making inroads

“Life as a young conductor is never easy,” writes Anastasia Tsioulcas late Wednesday (9/23) on Variety.com. “But for some emerging artists, their foothold might still be even more...

September 24, 2009

Los Angeles Philharmonic to simulcast Dudamel’s October 8 debut

In Thursday’s (9/24) Los Angeles Times, David Ng writes, “The festivities surrounding the Los Angeles arrival of conductor Gustavo Dudamel seem to grow larger every day. The latest...

September 24, 2009

Detroit Symphony program to feature premiere, debut, and first Slatkin recording

In Thursday’s (9/24) Detroit Free Press, Mark Stryker writes, “Several fascinating threads come together in this week’s Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert ...

September 24, 2009

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra to present New Year program in China

Wednesday (9/23) on his Baltimore Sun blog Clef Notes, Tim Smith writes, “The Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, which, as far as I know, hasn’t devoted a lot of attention...

September 24, 2009

NEA replaces communications director

Tuesday (9/22) on the Los Angeles Times blog Culture Monster, Mike Boehm writes, “Rocco Landesman, the new NEA chairman, issued a written explanation today ‘to clarify the issues’...

September 24, 2009

Indiana’s Carmel Performing Arts Center names Feinstein artistic director

In Tuesday’s (9/22) Indianapolis Star, Melanie D. Hayes reports, “Michael Feinstein, the Grammy nominated pianist, singer, and musical archivist, confirmed that he has a signed a contract with...

September 24, 2009

Colorado Symphony musicians to take 12.5 percent pay cut

Wednesday’s (9/23) Denver Business Journal reports, “Colorado Symphony Orchestra musicians have agreed to a 12.5 percent pay cut and up to four weeks of unpaid leave as the...

September 23, 2009

Cleveland Orchestra to begin residency at New York’s Lincoln Center in 2011

“The Cleveland Orchestra will establish a colony in New York,” reports Daniel J. Wakin in Wednesday’s (9/23) New York Times. “Having already sunk residency roots in Miami and...

September 23, 2009