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'Georgia's Oldest Orchestra' May Close

July 29, 2014 |
The Rome Symphony, which, founded 92 years ago, bills itself as “Georgia’s oldest symphony orchestra” is reportedly on the brink of financial ruin. The orchestra looks to be something between a social club, with a debutant ball … »Read

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Met Opera Crossfire Intensifies

July 29, 2014 | Susan Elliott,
As the July 31 deadline looms for the expiration of 15 of the 16 union contracts at the Metropolitan Opera, the American Federation of Musicians and the American Guild of Musical Artists—representing the orchestra players and the onstage … »Read

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Bayreuth Fest Opens Amid Glitches and Boos

July 28, 2014 | Associated Press
Bayreuth's annual opera festival has gotten off to an unexpectedly dramatic start, with a technical malfunction forcing an interruption shortly after the opening performance of Tannhäuse r kicked off. German news agency dpa, citing its … »Read




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Colorado Symphony May Soon Be Homeless

July 28, 2014 |
The Colorado Symphony may soon be homeless if the City of Denver moves ahead with a plan to demolish Boettcher Concert Hall [pictured]. The Hall, actually built for the orchestra, which has played in it since 1978, needs some $17 million worth of … »Read

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Salzburg Marks WWII with Holocaust Opera

July 28, 2014 | Agence France-Presse
SALZBURG, July 27 —The spotlight at this year’s Salzburg Festival is on a new opera about German artist and Holocaust victim Charlotte Salomon. Salomon’s short life is depicted in hundreds of paintings she did while in exile in … »Read

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U.S. Airways Ejects Guitarist Enroute to Newport Fest

July 28, 2014 | Associated Press
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The government should clarify federal rules about bringing musical instruments on to commercial flights as carry-on luggage, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed said, after a report of problems encountered by a band flying to Rhode … »Read









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