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Wagnerism: A Fresh Approach to a Much-laden Icon

October 30, 2020 | Clive Paget, Musical America
Toward the end of his life, Richard Wagner told his wife he believed his works would be “dropped” after his death, that he would “live on in human memory only as a phantom.” This from a musician whose influence on art, … »Read

People in the News

Latest Plaintiffs vs. Trump: High-profile Musicians

October 30, 2020 | Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the beloved opening lines of Leonard Cohen's “Hallelujah” to the rousing, children's-choir conclusion of the Rolling Stones' “You Can't Always Get What You Want,” President Donald Trump's … »Read

People in the News

What Is with These Male Violin Profs and Their Young Students?

October 30, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
On Oct. 29 Stephen Shipps, a former violin professor at the University of Michigan (UM), was arrested and charged with two counts of transporting a minor girl across state lines with the intent to engage in sexual conduct. His alleged crimes … »Read

Industry News

Another New Normal: Street Gigging

October 30, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Over the past several months, many isolated and underemployed musicians have come to rely on pop-up performances to connect with audiences and earn a little money. For some, playing outside is more remunerative than their usual bar gigs; for … »Read

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Carnegie Hall to Remain Dark Until April

October 29, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
It is no surprise to learn, unfortunately, that Carnegie Hall--including Weill Recital Hall, Stern Auditorium, and Zankel Hall--will remain shuttered through April 5, news just made official as dictated by executive orders from New York City and … »Read

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Lincoln Center Cancels Great Performers, et al.

October 29, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Lincoln Center, still dark with pandemic restrictions, has officially cancelled its spring offerings as a presenter through May 9, 2021. These include the Great Performers, America Songbook, and Rubenstein Atrium series. The Metropolitan Opera … »Read




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