Anastasia Tsioulcas

Anastasia Tsioulcas appears in the following:

Stories Of Wartime, Transformed Through Music

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tortured and imprisoned under Saddam Hussein's regime, composer and oud player Rahim Alhaj — who resettled as a refugee in New Mexico — uses his work to tell true stories of Iraqis living through war.

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Seeking Pay Equity, Female Flutist Sues Boston Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The orchestra's top flutist, Elizabeth Rowe, says that she is paid substantially less than her closest counterpart — a man. Her suit may be the first filed under a new Massachusetts pay equity law.

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New Orleans Pianist Henry Butler Dead At 69

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

One of the quintessential exponents of the city's rich, deeply layered and distinctive piano sound, Butler had battled advance-stage cancer since early 2017.

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Nile Rodgers Named Chairman Of Songwriters' Hall Of Fame

Monday, July 02, 2018

The co-founder of ChicC, who has also worked with artists from David Bowie to Madonna to Daft Punk, will serve a three-year term.

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Gennady Rozhdestvensky, An Influential Russian Conductor, Has Died

Monday, June 18, 2018

With work spanning much of the Soviet era, the conductor served as an important and prominent conduit between Russia and the West. He died Saturday at age 87.

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Elvis Presley's Longtime Drummer, D.J. Fontana, Has Died

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The drummer who laid down the sound of rock and roll on tunes like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Jailhouse Rock" died Wednesday at age 87. He had been the last surviving member of Presley's 1950s band.

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This Year's World Cup Songs, Ranked

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

We judge a handful of exuberant stadium anthems written for the 2018 tournament. Will any of them prove as enduring as Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)"? Or will they sink into oblivion?

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Fleetwood Mac's 'Forgotten Hero,' Guitarist Danny Kirwan, Has Died

Monday, June 11, 2018

The guitarist who helped define the band's early, bluesy sound, but who was fired from the band in 1972 and was homeless for many years, died Friday at age 68.

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Kesha Loses Appeal To Break Deals With Dr. Luke

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

An appeals court in New York ruled on Tuesday that the singer, who says that the producer raped her and was abusive, cannot dissolve their business partnership through a countersuit.

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BTS Goes To No. 1 On Billboard's Album Chart, A First For K-Pop

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The BTS album Love Yourself: Tear is debuting in the first-place spot on the Billboard 200 album chart — and BTS is the first K-pop act to achieve this feat.

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Woman Sues R. Kelly In New York Alleging Sexual Battery And False Imprisonment

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

A lawyer for the 20-year-old woman, Faith A. Rodgers, says that she is the same person who filed a criminal complaint against the R&B singer in Dallas.

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James Levine Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By 5 More Men

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Their allegations against the former Metropolitan Opera conductor were made public in a counter lawsuit filed by the Met on Friday in New York.

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Boyd Tinsley Of The Dave Matthews Band Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By Former Protégé

Friday, May 18, 2018

A trumpet player named James Frost-Winn who formerly played with Tinsley's group Crystal Garden has accused the violinist of harassment, filing a civil suit in Washington state on Thursday.

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Composer And Leading Avant-Garde Guitarist Glenn Branca Has Died At 69

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The composer and guitarist who merged noise and art music in sheer walls of sound died on May 13. His collaborators included a huge range of artists, from David Bowie to Kronos Quartet.

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Criminal Complaints And Industry Investigations Target Tidal

Monday, May 14, 2018

This follows accusations that the streaming platform faked plays for Beyoncé and Kanye West. On Monday, Norwegian journalists also accused the company of secretly lowering payouts to artists.

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Maria Farantouri Brings Songs Of Resistance To Carnegie Hall

Thursday, May 10, 2018

After nearly 25 years, the Greek singer who has inspired Joan Baez and Nels Cline returns to Carnegie Hall to perform the music of one of her most well-known collaborators, composer Mikis Theodorakis.

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Chris Brown, Rapper Young Lo Named In Sexual Assault Suit

Thursday, May 10, 2018

An anonymous woman, represented by high-powered attorney Gloria Allred, filed a civil suit yesterday in Los Angeles with allegations of being repeatedly raped and assaulted at Brown's home.

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3 More Women Come Forward To Accuse R. Kelly Of Abuse

Friday, May 04, 2018

A pair of articles published on Friday by BuzzFeed News and The Washington Post include allegations of sexual and physical abuse from three women who were all teenagers when they met the singer.

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What Does Life In An Orchestra Get You? In The U.K., Not Enough To Live On

Thursday, May 03, 2018

A study released by the Musicians' Union in the U.K. says that many musicians with full-time, salaried jobs are struggling to pay their bills. Two-thirds say that they have considered other careers.

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#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Responds To R. Kelly

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

In a statement Monday, the R&B singer's management referred to the #MuteRKelly campaign as "a public lynching." Burke counters that women affiliated with Time's Up are looking for accountability.

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