Category: Media View

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America-Israel Cultural Foundation hit by Madoff scandal

Huge drop in endowment results in reduced scholarships

May 21, 2009

JVC Jazz Festival cancelled

Loses top sponsor and contract for Newport and other festivals

May 21, 2009

Phoenix Symphony makes 17 percent cut across the board

In Wednesday’s (5/20) Arizona Republic (Phoenix), Jahna Berry reports, “The Phoenix Symphony’s musicians, music director and staff agreed to take 17 percent pay cut over the next three...

May 20, 2009

Search committee in place at Seattle Symphony

Seeking Schwarz’s successor

May 20, 2009

Lyric Opera of Chicago posts surplus

Sixth consecutive year in the black and 21st in 22 seasons

May 20, 2009

Nico Muhly’s distinctive voice

Twentysomething composer kept busy

May 20, 2009

Obituary: British composer Nicholas Maw, 73

Violin Concerto and opera “Sophie’s Choice” won acclaim

May 20, 2009

Concert Review: Staatskapelle wraps up Mahler cycle

Baranboim, orchestra get 10-minute ovation for performance of Ninth

May 20, 2009

First lady praises the arts at season openings

In Tuesday’s (5/19) New York Times, Rachel L. Swarns writes, “The first lady, Michelle Obama, visited New York City on Monday to promote the arts, celebrating opening night...

May 19, 2009

Bates at home in both DJ booths and orchestra halls

San Francisco Symphony to premiere composer’s “The B-Sides”

May 19, 2009