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The New York Philharmonic At Carnegie Hall

Thursday, October 01, 2015

A world premiere by Magnus Lindberg and a time-honored concerto played by Evgeny Kissin bring history and celebration to Carnegie's season-opening concert.

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Gustavo Dudamel and Critics Wrestle Over Venezuelan Politics

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The conductor Gustavo Dudamel has forcefully pushed back against critics of his silence on Venezuelan politics, stating that he wishes to avoid harming El Sistema.
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New Venue National Sawdust Mixes Futuristic Design, Williamsburg Grit

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In advance of its opening on Thursday, WQXR and WNYC get a preview of National Sawdust, a new, $16 million music venue in Brooklyn.
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Binghamton Philharmonic, Musicians Reach Deal to Keep Doors Open

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Two weeks after canceling its season-opening concert amid a labor dispute, the Binghamton Philharmonic and its musicians on Tuesday signed a two-year labor contract.
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No Room For Rare Violin on Plane, Rachel Barton Pine Sleeps in Airport Lounge

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A dispute over a precious violin on a US Airways flight on Sunday ended with a musician and her family spending the night on the floor of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in Arizona.
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Q&A: Sondra Radvanovsky on Tackling Opera's Triple Crown

Saturday, September 26, 2015

This season, Radvanovsky is expected to become the first singer in Met history to sing all three of Gaetano Donizetti's Tudor queens.
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Is the 'Star-Spangled Banner' Out of Place at Orchestra Concerts?

Friday, September 25, 2015

The "Star-Spangled Banner" that kicks off opening nights across the U.S. is often believed to represent a great patriotic tradition. But some say it's out of place and out of mood.

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New York Philharmonic Receives Record $25 Million Donation

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The New York Philharmonic opened its new season Thursday by announcing a record donation. The chairman of the orchestra's board and his wife are giving $25 million.
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Frank Huang, Quietly Intense Violinist, Becomes New York Philharmonic Concertmaster

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The new top violinist at the Philharmonic talks about his hopes and plans for the new job.
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A Classical Music Listeners' Guide to Pope Francis' Visit

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Pope Francis's first visit to the United States is packed with events and classical music will have a prominent role at several of them.

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Rite of Spring Dance Party Becomes a Rollicking Spectacle in Brooklyn

Monday, September 21, 2015

In the weekend before tuxedo-and-gown-wearing audiences arrive in concert halls for season-opening galas, a very different classical music party took place in Brooklyn.
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David Willcocks, Choirmaster Who Shaped British Choral Music, Dies at 95

Sunday, September 20, 2015

In 17 years as director of music at King's College, Cambridge, and 38 years in charge of the Bach Choir, he helped to define the sound of the modern choral music. 
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NYC Gilbert & Sullivan Troupe Cancels 'The Mikado' over 'Yellowface' Criticisms

Friday, September 18, 2015

The New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players have cancelled a production of The Mikado, over criticism for perpetuating Japanese caricatures.
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New Jersey Symphony CEO Leaves for Orchestra of St. Luke's

Friday, September 18, 2015

James Roe, the oboist-turned-president and CEO of the New Jersey Symphony, has been appointed head of the Orchestra of St. Luke's.
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Ron Perelman to Quit as Carnegie Hall Board Chairman

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Billionaire financier Ronald O. Perelman is quitting after seven months as chairman of Carnegie Hall's board, after a clash with executive director Clive Gillinson.
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Met Opera Considers Sunday Performances, Selling Naming Rights for House

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Metropolitan Opera said Wednesday it has closed a $22 million deficit and is now operating with a $1 million surplus and a balanced budget.
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Music From Anne Boleyn's Songbook Revived After 500 Years

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The latest item to fuel the Anne Boleyn mythology is a songbook that surfaced last year on the shelves of the Royal College of Music in London.
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New York Orchestra Cancels Season Opener Amid Labor Dispute

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The Binghamton Philharmonic, a central New York orchestra that draws many of its musicians from the New York City area, has cancelled its opening concert.
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New York Philharmonic Brass to Perform with Michigan Marching Band

Friday, September 11, 2015

The Philharmonic's brass section will join in a hearty chorus of "The Victors" before some 110,000 spectators.
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Why Russia Wants to Take Rachmaninoff From Westchester

Thursday, September 10, 2015

An international dispute arose recently when a Russian minister announced his country's intention to reclaim Rachmaninoff's remains from a cemetery in Valhalla, NY.

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