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Four Orchestras Chosen for D.C. 'Shift' Fest in 2017

May 29, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
The Kennedy Center and Washington Performing Arts, D.C.'s two biggest fine-arts presenters, have announced the first four participating orchestras in their new SHIFT Festival , March 27-April 2, 2017. “SHIFT: A Festival of American … »Read

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Warner Music Purchases Poland's Oldest Label

May 29, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
Warner Music Group (WMG) has purchased Polskie Nagrania Muza, Poland’s oldest record label, for €1.9 million. Founded in 1956, the label was State-owned; it was put up for auction earlier this year. The catalog is wide ranging, from … »Read

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Minnesota O: You've Come a Long, Long Way

May 29, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
About two years ago , Osmo Vänskä wrote a letter to the Minnesota Orchestra board of directors: "(If) Carnegie Hall chooses to cancel the Minnesota Orchestra's concerts this November, i.e., if they lose confidence in our ability to … »Read

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Help Wanted: Maestro for the Philippines Phil

May 29, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is in search mode for a music director and principal conductor of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) to succeed Olivier Ochanine, who will exit in April of 2016. The orchestra, which lays … »Read

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Another Record-breaking Year on Broadway

May 29, 2015 | Robert Egerton,
Charlotte St. Martin, recently promoted from executive director to president of the Broadway League, has announced a record-breaking year, with the Great White Way grossing $1.36 billion in the 2014-15 season and audience numbers running over … »Read


An Impressive Podium Debut at the Berlin Phil

May 28, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid,
BERLIN—Following the Berlin Philharmonic’s failed election for a principal conductor two weeks ago, rumors will no doubt continue to fly over who will succeed Sir Simon Rattle in 2018. One hopes that the orchestra will take into … »Read




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