Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Earful of Joy for Trump

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

By ANDREW POWELL Published: June 23, 2017 MUNICH — Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, complete, is slated for President Trump’s second orchestra concert on the job, to take place, like the first, in Europe, specifically at Hamburg’s new Elbphilharmonie. Details of the July 7 event, part of the 12th G20 Summit, were announced Wednesday by a spokesman […]

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Chung to Conduct for Trump

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

By ANDREW POWELL Published: May 17, 2017 MUNICH — President Trump will next Friday (May 26) attend his first orchestra concert since taking office. Scheduled for 7 p.m. al fresco at the Teatro Antico in Taormina, Sicily, the program consists of Italian opera overtures and intermezzos: Puccini – Madama Butterfly: Act III Sunrise Rossini – […]

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U.S. Orchestras on Travel Ban

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

By ANDREW POWELL Published: January 31, 2017 MUNICH — The New York-based League of American Orchestras yesterday issued this statement in response to Executive Order 13769, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States: “The music that orchestras play and the communities they serve are global and include people and cultures from […]

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