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Caroline Cooper

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Star Music Manuscript Collection Faces Sale -- and Possible Departure From New York

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Lehman Collection at the Morgan Library, a deposit of nearly 200 original music manuscripts that contains some of the greatest classical works of the 20th Century, is up for sale.

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All Eyes on Stage, But a Tape Recorder in the Pit?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

A coalition of Broadway composers and musicians who have a nationwide campaign called "Save Live Music On Broadway" are getting help from the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera and The Juilliard School. What do you think? Take our poll.

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Library of Congress Revives Thousands of Vintage Recordings

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The Library of Congress has launched the National Jukebox, a new Web site offering more than 10,000 extremely rare recordings of American music. Fritz Kreisler, Marion Anderson and Enrico Caruso are among the classical standouts.

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An American, A Woman, A New Yorker: All Firsts for Ulster Orchestra’s Podium

Monday, May 09, 2011

Queens-born and New York-educated JoAnn Falletta has been appointed the new principal conductor of the Ulster Orchestra in Northern Ireland. The appointment marks the first time that the ensemble will be led by an American, or by a woman.

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Kronos Quartet Wins Prestigious Fisher and Polar Prizes

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

The Kronos Quartet, a leading ensemble spotted at both Carnegie Hall and Le Poisson Rouge this season, have nabbed both the Avery Fisher Prize and the Polar Prize for 2011. Founder David Harrington spoke with us about it.

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Too Big to Fail? Met Opera's 'Ring' Set Raises New Questions

Monday, May 02, 2011

The Met’s 45-ton set piece for its new Ring cycle, which opened the current season with a new production of Das Rheingold and now commands the stage in the cycle’s second opera, Die Walküre, continues to present unexpected challenges to performers.

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New York City Opera Labor Woes: Tensions Ease, Problems Persist

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

In a dramatic easing of tensions between New York City Opera and members of the American Guild of Musical Artists, the union has drawn back from earlier plans to strike on April 30.

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Donald Trump: Strident Billionaire. Classical Connoisseur?

Thursday, April 21, 2011

He feels for the middle-class, he’s all about the Tea Party, and he may run for president. But Donald Trump gives pause when it comes to classical music.

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Illegal Download, You Say? Kids Smirk, Musicians Shudder

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

A pair of University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers found students voice strong objection to outright shoplifting, but are less certain when it comes to illegal downloads. Tell us what you think.

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From Farm Accordion to Pulitzer Prize: Zhou Long’s Big Win

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

From working on a state farm during China's Cultural Revolution to winning the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Music, composer Zhou Long has come a long way. Reaction from across the music industry is enthusiastic.

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The Prince's Plucker Says: 'They’ll Be Greeted by the Harp'

Friday, April 15, 2011

Royal Harpist Claire Jones will welcome Prince William and Catherine Middleton to their reception after the royal couple’s Westminster Abbey wedding on April 29. She tells us about the royal gig.

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AGMA to City Opera: “There Just Won’t Be a Performance"

Thursday, April 14, 2011

New York City Opera is facing an “almost certain” work stoppage of its chorus members and production personnel, according to the American Guild of Musical Artists. If it proceeds, it will affect the season's final productions.

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Dropping the Needle on William and Catherine's 'I Do'

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Classical music producer Anna Berry will coordinate the recording of the royal wedding on April 29. "The pressure to get this absolutely right will be enormous. The consequences of making a mistake on this one would be so horrible and public and awful."

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More Tough Times for New York City Opera

Friday, April 08, 2011

New York City Opera finds itself in financial trouble again, postponing announcement of its next season until it completes a full review of its finances and irons out a balanced budget.

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Grammys Ax Best Classical Album Category

Thursday, April 07, 2011

The competition among classical musicians to stand out at the Grammy awards just got a little stiffer, as the Recording Academy announced Wednesday it has trimmed the awards categories down from 109 to 78.

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Plácido Domingo is Japan-Bound

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Plácido Domingo is sticking with his scheduled concerts this month in Tokyo, despite the recent disasters that have rocked Japan. It comes after some notable interruptions in his performance schedule.

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Syracuse Symphony Dissolves, Attorney General Schneiderman Seeks Inquiry

Monday, April 04, 2011

In the latest sign of an already turbulent year for American orchestras, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra has dissolved. The musicians of the ensemble took their final bow together on Saturday night.

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It's Not Royal Stewart Tartan, It's New York City Tartan

Saturday, April 02, 2011

New York’s annual nod to all things Scotland is underway with a run of receptions, theater programs, whiskey tipples and occasions for kilts.

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Tasty Browsing: New Eats Up For Grabs at the Brooklyn Flea in Williamsburg

Friday, April 01, 2011

The Brooklyn Flea starts spring off right this weekend with the inaugural opening of its second location on the Williamsburg waterfront. See a slideshow of new food for sale at the Will'burg spot.

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Escaped Bronx Zoo Snake Is a Twitter Star

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

As the hunt continues for the escaped snake from the Bronx Zoo, the Twitter account @BronxZooCobra has spawned more than 140,000 followers since Monday as it documents the imagined travels of the missing Egyptian cobra around the city.

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