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Pittsburgh Symphony Gets $6 Million

March 27, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The Pittsburgh Symphony has received a total of $6.5 million in grants, payable over the next five years; $5 million of the monies are from the Heinz Endowments, the rest from the Benter Foundation ($1 million) and the Eden Hall Foundation … » Read
 

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South Korea's 'Blacklisted' Artists Plan to Sue Government

March 27, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Among the first members of the deposed South Korean President’s inner circle to be indicted was Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun. She is reported to have maintained an artist "blacklist,” with some 10,000 names listed to be blocked from … » Read
 

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La Scala Honors Toscanini's 150th Birthday with Concert, Exhibition

March 27, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com, AP
On Saturday, March 25, Riccardo Chailly conducted the La Scala Orchestra and Chorus in a concert honoring the 150th birthday of Arturo Toscanini, whose tenure as the house's principal conductor and music director (1898-1929) saw quite a number of … » Read
 

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Houston Symphony Music Director Extends Through 2022

March 27, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Columbia-born conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada has extended his contract as music director of the Houston Symphony through the 2021-22 season. He started in the job in the fall of 2014. Based in Vienna, where he trained, Orozco-Estrada is … » Read
 

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Louis Frémaux, Rattle's Predecessor at the CBSO, Has Died

March 27, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
French conductor Louis Frémaux, the first music director of what is now called the Orchestre National de Lyon and Simon Rattle’s immediate predecessor at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, has died at the age of 95. He died … » Read
 

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Leading Conservative Makes the Case for the NEA

March 24, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Mike Huckabee, conservative former governor of Arkansas and twice-failed Republican Presidential candidate, has written an  Op Ed piece for The Washington Post arguing against killing the National Endowment for the Arts. When he didn’t … » Read
 
 

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