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Bernstein's Debut

Thursday, November 14, 2013

On this very day in November of 1943, Leonard Bernstein made a historic debut that played out like a hokey melodrama. WNYC’s Sara Fishko has more in this edition of Fishko Files…

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Carnegie Hall Strike Is Over

Friday, October 04, 2013

The labor dispute that caused Carnegie Hall to cancel its opening night gala this week has come to an end. The company says it's reached an agreement with the stagehands union.



Carnegie Hall Cancels Opening Night Concert After Union Strike

Wednesday, October 02, 2013


There will be no opening night concert at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday. The organization has canceled its season-opening performance after a strike by the local stagehands union.


some of them make more tan 400-thousand a year....some more...than finance director ...

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What Makes for a Winning Conductor?

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

"I have heard more than a few conductors remark, when asked if there are any compensations for the inevitable fact that we are all getting older, that for a maestro his 70s can be a golden time," writes Fred Plotkin."

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Fishko Files

Rostropovich (1927-2007)

Thursday, May 09, 2013

This Saturday, a special concert celebrates the late Mstislav Rostropovich. Music Director Rostropovich made his reputation in America and the world as a cellist, and WNYC’s Sara Fishko spoke to cello-players for this edition of Fishko Files…