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Moscow State Archives Verifies Newly Discovered Work by Shostakovich

September 26, 2017 | Maya Pritsker, Musical America
A previously unknown piece for viola and piano by Dmitri Shostakovich, titled Expromt (Impromptu), was announced as authentic on Sept. 25, the composer’s birthday. The piece was discovered in the Moscow State Archive among the papers of … » Read
 

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Harris Theater Names New CEO

September 26, 2017 | Sarah Shay, <i>Musical America</i>
Chicago’s Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the city’s primary fine arts venue beyond the Lyric’s Civic Opera Building and the Symphony Center, has appointed Patricia Barretto as its new president and … » Read
 

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A Graceful Exit for One Third of the Original Tenor Trio

September 26, 2017 | Sarah Shay, <i>Musical America</i>
José Carreras, one third of the most successful crossover act in classical music history, makes his final Carnegie Hall appearance on Thursday, Sept. 28. The Catalan tenor made his debut there in 1972 in an Eve Queler-led performance of … » Read
 

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Joffrey and the Lyric Opera: Off to a Smashing Start with Orphée et Eurydice

September 25, 2017 | Wynne Delacoma, Musical America
CHICAGO—The opening of any Lyric Opera of Chicago season is a high point of the city’s musical calendar. But the new production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice that opened the 63 rd season Saturday night is especially … » Read
 

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Jaap, Glass, Mahler, and the Phil: Good News on All Fronts.

September 25, 2017 |

George Loomis, Musical America

NEW YORK—Jaap van Zweden officially takes over as music director of the New York Philharmonic a year from now, but he was fully in charge on Friday evening (September 22) when the orchestra gave its first subscription concert of the season. … » Read
 

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Curtis Grad's POP! Program Serves Hundreds of School Kids

September 25, 2017 | Robert Edgerton, Musical America
Standford Thompson, one of Musical America’s Top 30 professionals in 201 4 for his founding of in Play On, Philly! (POP!), is the subject of a profile in Forbes for his work on the now seven-year-old afterschool, summer-camp music program … » Read
 
 

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