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A New Degree for the Performer-Composer

February 21, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at the New School—which combines the Mannes School of Music, the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, and the School of Drama—has a new masters degree program, designed for today’s … »Read

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In the U.K., Classical Listeners Growing Younger

February 21, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
New audience research by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) suggests that the outlook for orchestral music is  not as bleak as sometimes portrayed. Among British adults, 73 percent have an active relationship with the art form; that … »Read

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An Experiment in Opera Using Deaf Performers

February 20, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
On Feb. 27 Victory Hall Opera in Charlottesville, VA, will test opera’s boundaries with excerpts from Francis Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites using three sopranos alongside three deaf actors. The workshop production is part of a … »Read

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Hong Kong Phil Cancels Tour

February 19, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The coronavirus has scuttled the Hong Kong Philharmonic’s six-city tour of Japan, Korea, and Shenzhen, China, scheduled for March 5-28. It has also put the orchestra’s hometown season on hiatus, having caused all arts venues in Hong … »Read

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To Tour or Not to Tour: A Moral Dilemma for Musicians

February 19, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
For performers, touring is essential, both for exposure and revenue. But as the impact of travel on the environment becomes ever more apparent, many feel a moral dilemma. While a well-established band such as Coldplay can decide not to tour to … »Read

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Violinist Plays Her Instrument During Brain Surgery

February 19, 2020 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
King’s College Hospital in London has reported that a team of its surgeons successfully removed a brain tumor from a 53-year-old violinist without in any way impinging on her hand movements or coordination. They were able to ensure that … »Read




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