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Thursday, February 28, 2013
William Bennett, the San Francisco Symphony's principal oboist who collapsed while performing the Strauss Oboe Concerto on Saturday, died Thursday morning in a San Francisco hospital.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
On May 19, 1958, some five weeks after winning the first Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Van Cliburn gave a sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
San Francisco Symphony principal oboist William Bennett, who collapsed in mid-performance of Strauss's Oboe Concerto, remains in a hospital in "guarded" condition Tuesday.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Among the many historical tidbits that Steven Spielberg includes in his Oscar-nominated film "Lincoln," the president’s love of opera may be the most surprising.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
He's held the top clarinet jobs at the Chicago Symphony and Metropolitan Opera. Now it's the New York Philharmonic's turn.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Alban Gerhardt, a noted cello soloist from Berlin, say his precious cello bow, valued at $20,000, was damaged by inspectors from the TSA at Dulles Airport
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The San Francisco Symphony beats the Minnesota Orchestra, which had been considered a sentimental favorite because of its bitter and protracted labor dispute.
Friday, February 08, 2013
James DePreist, one of the first African-American conductors to have a major career, despite two significant physical ailments, died Friday in Scottsdale, AZ.
Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Just two women conductors are scheduled to appear in New York's major concert halls next season. Why aren't there more?
Sunday, February 03, 2013
Continuing an annual tradition, we spotlight the Super Bowl commercials that feature classical music soundtracks and themes.
Friday, February 01, 2013
In 1978, mayor Edward I. Koch invited Aaron Copland to Gracie Mansion after hearing that the composer had never been there. "But you were born in Brooklyn and are one of our great composers," Koch exclaimed. "I am shocked!"
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Carnegie Hall announced Thursday its 2013-14 season which will feature a three-week winter festival, “Vienna: City of Dreams,” featuring a seven-concert residency by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
At a press conference Tuesday to announce its 2013-14 season, the New Jersey Symphony wasn't discussing the recent resignation of its president and CEO.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Film directors and biographers have tried, with mixed results, to portray the reclusive and brilliant pianist Martha Argerich. Now, her filmmaker daughter is giving it a shot.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The New York Philharmonic on Wednesday announced a 2013-14 season that seems to aim for maximum variety.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Colorado Quartet, which is based in New York City, said on Tuesday that it will disband in May, quietly ending a 30-year history of tours, recordings and teaching residences.
Monday, January 21, 2013
A three-year, multimillion-dollar deal between the Sydney Opera House and Etihad Airways has raised concerns that the World Heritage-listed arts complex will be renamed.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Along with New York politicos and influence peddlers, a string quartet from Rochester is heading to the nation's capital for President Barack Obama's second inauguration on Monday.