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NEA Chairman to Step Down After 3 Years

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts is stepping down after three years on the job.

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Kelli O'Hara to sing 'Carousel' with Philharmonic

Monday, November 12, 2012

Kelli O'Hara will be taking a break from singing Gershwin songs on Broadway early next year - to sing Rodgers & Hammerstein tunes with the The New York Philharmonic.

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Broadway Lights go up in Post-Sandy NYC

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The lights went up again on Broadway Wednesday for the first time since superstorm Sandy hit New York, as entertainers headed back to work in a city still wracked by power-outages and a suspended subway system.

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German Composer Hans Werner Henze Dies at 86

Saturday, October 27, 2012

German composer Hans Werner Henze, whose prolific and wide-ranging work included a wealth of operas and 10 symphonies, died Saturday.

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Turkish Pianist Fazil Say on Trial for Insulting Islam

Friday, October 19, 2012

A top Turkish pianist and composer appeared in court on Thursday to defend himself against charges of offending Muslims and insulting Islam in comments he made on Twitter.

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Opera Patron Vilar Freed on Bail After Court Ruling

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

An opera-loving philanthropist convicted in New York of a multimillion-dollar fraud has been freed on bail to await the outcome of his appeal.

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Conductor Zubin Mehta Honored by Israel's President

Monday, October 15, 2012

 Israel's president has recognized Indian-born conductor Zubin Mehta for his contributions to Israeli society.

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James Levine Plans Met Opera Return in May

Thursday, October 11, 2012

James Levine plans to return to the podium at the Metropolitan Opera in May following a two-year absence, conducting from a wheelchair following a fall last year that left him partially paralyzed.

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Indianapolis Symphony Cancels Fifth Week of Concerts

Monday, October 08, 2012

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is canceling a fifth week of concerts as contract negotiations with the musicians union remain deadlocked.

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Venezuela's Hugo Chavez Wins Re-Election

Monday, October 08, 2012

President Hugo Chavez won re-election Sunday, defeating challenger Henrique Capriles and gaining six more years to cement his legacy and press ahead with his crusade for socialism in Venezuela.

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De Blasio: Tax Wealthy to Fund Education Programs

Friday, October 05, 2012

New York Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has proposed a plan to finance education initiatives by raising income taxes on the wealthy.

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Labor Standoffs Silence Orchestras in Minnesota, Indy

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Across the country, symphony and chamber orchestra executives have cited flat ticket sales and slumping private support as they seek major pay concessions from musicians.

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Rochester Philharmonic Facing $700K Deficit

Sunday, September 30, 2012

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, started by Kodak founder George Eastman 90 years ago, is facing an operating deficit that could exceed $700,000.

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Blend of Bikinis and Chinese Opera Stirs Debate

Thursday, September 27, 2012

A stage performance by bikini-clad women wearing headpieces styled after traditional Peking Opera has sparked debate in China after photos were made public this week.

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Feds Remove North NJ Site from Superfund List

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Federal officials say a six-acre plot in northern New Jersey that was once contaminated with radioactive thorium has been officially removed from the nation's Superfund list.

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EU OK's Universal's Purchase of British Label EMI

Friday, September 21, 2012

Universal Music Group can buy the famed British music company EMI but must sell off the company's classical music divisions, say regulators.

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NYPD to Expand Videotape Interrogations

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The NYPD will widen its videotaping of interrogations to include all suspects in murder and sexual assault cases.

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NHL Locks Out Its Players In Labor Dispute

Sunday, September 16, 2012

The National Hockey League locked out its players at midnight Saturday, becoming the third major sports league to impose a work stoppage in the last 18 months.

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Baltimore Symphony Joins Parsons School for Concert Attire Makeover

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is partnering with Parsons The New School for Design to re-imagine traditional concert dress for musicians.

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Russian PM Calls for Pussy Riot to be Freed

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday called for three members of the punk band Pussy Riot to be freed, a sign that the women's release could be imminent since their case comes up for appeal on Oct. 1.

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