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Jazz at Lincoln Center to Handle Caramoor Programming

March 26, 2015 |
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, in Katonah, NY, at one time known simply as the Caramoor Festival, has announced a new agreement with Jazz at Lincoln Center, whereby JLC will program Caramoor’s annual jazz festival, which opens … »Read

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The Piano Is Dead: Long Live the Piano!

March 26, 2015 | from The Chicago Tribune
It’s been nearly three years since The New York Times published an article titled, For Used Pianos, Last Note Is Thud in the Dump ,  relaying the depressing news that the demand for “acoustic” pianos, especially used ones, … »Read

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Have Orchestra, Will Travel

March 26, 2015 |
From the department of intriguing ideas comes Symphony S.O.N.G. (Symphony Orchestra for the Next Generation), essentially a mobile orchestra housed in a five-and-a-half-ton semi truck that travels to various locales in South Korea to spread the … »Read




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Joan Tower's Fanfares Makes the National Registry

March 26, 2015 | Robert Egerton,
Joan Tower’s five Fanfares for the Uncommon Woman , as recorded in 1999 by the Colorado Symphony under its then-Music Director Marin Alsop—also the piece’s dedicatee—represents the sole purely classical recording among the … »Read

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Squaring Off for the Remains of the NYC Opera

March 25, 2015 | from Opera News
Who will get the rights to the New York City Opera trademark? Will it be the Roy Niederhoffer-Michael Capasso camp that calls itself NYCO Renaissance with a bid of $1.25 million? Or will it be architect Gene Kaufmann calling his company New … »Read

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Nashville Symphony Launches Composer Lab

March 23, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
The Nashville Symphony, back from the financial brink of 2012-13, is to launch a new Composer Lab & Workshop, headed by Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero and composer Aaron Jay Kernis. Submissions are being accepted through May 15 for … »Read









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