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yMusic at Zankel Hall: New Music, Comfortably

December 6, 2016 | Leslie Kandell, MusicalAmerica.com
There were two kinds of playing at the sparkling Zankel Hall debut of yMusic Friday. One kind was the amplified sextet’s performance of genre-crossing 21st-century pieces, most in the presence of their composers. The other kind was buoyant … » Read
 

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Met's L’Amour de Loin: Is Lepage's Staging Up to Sellars's Original?

December 5, 2016 | George Loomis, MusicalAmerica.com
“Not much happens in this opera, which I think is wonderful,” the stage director Peter Sellars reportedly said on the eve of the world premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin at the 2000 Salzburg Festival. Sixteen … » Read
 

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Detroit Symphony's Community Orchestra Makes Its Debut

December 6, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com from Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Community Orchestra, launched in September , performed its first concert over the weekend, a community outreach program of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra for local amateurs to dust off their chops and play in ensemble. “You … » Read
 

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Ted Cruz Settles Music Copyright Lawsuit Against Him Out of Court

December 5, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
Republican Senator Ted Cruz, in the running for a position in the post-Obama White House, has chosen to settle a copyright-infringement lawsuit against his presidential campaign. He’ll pay $55,000 to music-licensing firm Audiosocket for … » Read
 

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Hvorostovsky Withdraws from Bolshoi Debut

December 5, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who has been at the Vienna Staatsoper appearing in La Traviata , is back in London, where his doctors have advised he remain following an apparently not very favorable MRI scan. The acclaimed Russian baritone was poised to … » Read
 

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Tentative Agreement Reached in Fort Worth

December 4, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) has issued a statement that the musicians of the Fort Worth Symphony, members of Local 72-147, have reached a tentative agreement with management. The two sides have been in negotiations for … » Read
 
 

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