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Industry News

The Brexit Vote: “A Huge Creative Step Backwards”

June 24, 2016 | Susan Elliott,
UK arts leaders are deeply concerned by the vote to exit the European Union. Derby Theater Artistic Director Sarah Brigham calls it “a catastrophe.” The Guardian quotes similar opinions: a “nightmare”, “artistic … »Read

Industry News

Music Director Salaries and the Jaap Flap

June 24, 2016 | Susan Elliott,
One blog labeled it a “bombshell”; the Dallas Morning News headline exclaimed, “Holy cow!” In its annual survey of US orchestra music directors’ compensation, Adaptistratio n lists Dallas Symphony Orchestra (and soon … »Read

Industry News

Led Zeppelin Wins Plagiarism Lawsuit

June 24, 2016 |
It didn’t take a Los Angeles jury long to decide that the copyright lawsuit brought against Led Zeppelin by the late Randy Wolfe’s representatives should be resolved in the defendant’s favor.  Wolfe had accused Led Zeppelin … »Read

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Allegro Misled Its Suppliers Right to the End

June 24, 2016 |
As Allegro Media Group enters liquidation , hundreds of its distributed labels are still owed money, and most still have inventory with the company, which they fear they’ll never get back. What’s perhaps most galling is that Allegro … »Read

Contests & Awards

2016 KenCen Honors Range from Mavis Staples to Martha Argerich

June 24, 2016 | Nicholas Beard,
Talk about an eclectic mix: The 2016 Kennedy Center Honors are awarded this year to pianist Martha Argerich, rock band the Eagles, actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples, and folk-pop singer/songwriter James Taylor. They will be … »Read

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Carnegie Hall Gets $25 Million, Names First Tier for Donor

June 22, 2016 | Susan Elliott,
The Blavatnik Family Foundation has committed $25 million to the Carnegie Hall 125th-anniversary campaign and so will have the first-level seating tier in the main hall named for it, for the next 50 years, starting with the 2016-17 season. The … »Read




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