White House budget calls for elimination of National Endowment for the Arts and other federal support for culture

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“For the fourth year in a row, the Trump administration proposed budget cuts that would kill the federal cultural agencies that support arts, humanities and public television stations across...

February 12, 2020

A belated New York Philharmonic premiere for Tania León

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“Composer Tania León served as the New York Philharmonic’s new-music adviser in the mid-1990s … but the orchestra … never actually played her music,” writes William Robin in Friday’s...

February 12, 2020

Oregon Symphony’s longtime music director, Carlos Kalmar, to step down in 2021

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“Carlos Kalmar will close out his long tenure at the helm of the Oregon Symphony with ambitious new works as well as world-renowned guest artists such as jazz great...

February 12, 2020

Spokane Symphony’s many married couples

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“On the auspicious date of the ‘harmonic convergence’ of 1987, Helen and Leonard Byrne began their married life amid harmonies of a different kind altogether,” writes Stephanie Hammett in...

February 12, 2020

Cincinnati Symphony 2020-21: Bjarnason, Kuusisto, Norman, Pintscher, Rouse, Wolfe, plus European tour

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“The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is planning its 26th international tour in the 2020-21 sea-son,” writes Janelle Gelfand in Friday’s (2/7) Cincinnati Business Courier (OH). “Led by music director Louis...

February 12, 2020

Review: Canellakis podium debut with Philadelphia Orchestra, in Beethoven, Di Castri, Lutoslawski

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“Had Karina Canellakis made her Philadelphia Orchestra debut Thursday night with just a thorny Lutoslawski score and an atmospheric 2013 piece by New York composer Zosha Di Castri, she...

February 12, 2020

NJSO 2020-21 season: Beethoven, Sorey, multi-composer horn concerto, “Gershwin and the Sounds of America”

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The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s 2020-21 opening program will recreate the December 8, 1813 concert that featured the world premieres of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony and Wellington’s Victory, paired with...

February 12, 2020