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Reno Philharmonic celebrates 40 years with return to Gershwin

Jackson’s first program as music director

August 3, 2009

National Symphony’s Twitter experiment highlights technology debate

In Thursday’s (7/30) Washington Post, Anne Midgette discusses the National Symphony Orchestra’s experiment of tweeting program notes to audience members during Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony. ...

July 30, 2009

Newly discovered works display Mozart’s early talent

Keyboard works likely written when composer was 7 or 8

August 3, 2009

Economy forces change to proposal for Orlando PAC

City officials say center may have to be built in stages

July 30, 2009

Oliver Sacks answers questions on music and the brain

Musical origins uncertain, but Sacks suggests survival value

August 3, 2009

Kamin to bring orchestral comedy routine to Shenandoah Fest

Charlie Chaplin at The Symphony inspired by silent film actor

July 30, 2009

Baltimore Symphony musicians agree to 12.5 percent pay cut

In Friday’s (7/31) Baltimore Sun, Tim Smith reports, “In yet another sign of how the recession continues to weaken local arts organizations, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians agreed to...

July 31, 2009

New executive committee members at Norwalk Symphony

Kenneth Olson appointed president

July 30, 2009

Sting to join Philadelphia Orchestra at Academy gala

Orchestra and singer to perform some of his best-known hits January 30

July 30, 2009

Banner change heralds Dudamel era at Los Angeles Philharmonic

In Wednesday’s (7/29) Los Angeles Times, David Mermelstein writes, “What goes up must come down, and that certainly holds true for the huge L.A. Philharmonic banners that flank...

July 29, 2009