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Audra Takes After Indiana Governor for Legalizing Discrimination

March 30, 2015 |
Musical America 2014 Musician of the Year Audra McDonald is using her six-Tony- Award celebrity status to let Indiana Governor Mike Pence, a Republican, know exactly how she feels about his new anti-gay legislation. Last week Pence signed the … »Read

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Dudamel Extends in L.A., Adds 'Artistic Director' to Title

March 27, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
Speculation about Dudamel in New York or Dudamel in Berlin quieted early this morning with the news that the maestro with the most international star power has decided to put down even deeper roots in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Philharmonic has … »Read

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Juan Diego Flórez Raises Funds for His Own El Sistema

March 27, 2015 | Nicholas Beard,
Juan Diego Flórez has called upon his high-profile colleagues to participate in a gala benefit at the Wiener Staatsoper April 12, raising money for his Sinfonía por el Perú foundation, which funds a social project he launched … »Read




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Pierre Boulez: The Revolutionary Speaks

March 27, 2015 | from The Guardian
As Pierre Boulez turns 90, the tributes from around the world continue to pour in. Apart from having had the greatest impact on music in the 20 th century, he will long be remembered for some of his declamations over the years, most of which … »Read

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Rare Violin Dealer Avoids Jail By Paying Customers Back

March 27, 2015 |
Charles Magby Jr., owner of Charles Magby Fine Violins L td., in Guildford, CT, will not be going to jail after all. Arrested in 2013, he pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree larceny for failing to pay seven customers, most of them … »Read

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Dallas Opera Appoints 'Guest Concertmaster'

March 25, 2015 |
On its website, the Dallas Opera lists two “acting concertmasters” in its orchestra, Ellen DePasquale and Ertan Torul. Apparently, the permanent position is open, enabling the company to install a guest concertmaster for … »Read









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