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Las Vegas Phil 'Parts Ways' with Executive Director

January 26, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
In an announcement that arrived over the transom late last night, the Las Vegas Philharmonic stated it had “parted ways” with Executive Director Anne Berquist, who joined the organization last May. No further information on the … »Read


New & Newly Discovered Composers on Disc & Digital

January 26, 2022 | Clive Paget, Musical America
While live music making remains perilous, there’s still plenty to sink your teeth into on disc, much of it either newly minted or freshly rediscovered. For those seeking a little originality in artistically straitened times, here are four … »Read

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Post-pandemic Question for Presenters: How to Balance Digital with Live

January 26, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Since 2018 Orchestras Canada has taken three surveys of attitudes toward the use of digital resources to reach online audiences. The 60 orchestras responding to the  initial survey saw the potential of digital engagement, but were challenged … »Read

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Famed Oud Player Returns to Baghdad to Raise Funds for Its Recovery

January 26, 2022 | Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Abdelrahman Zeyad, Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) — War kept him away from his beloved homeland for decades. Now, virtuoso oud player Naseer Shamma hopes to help rebuild conflict-scarred Iraq through a series of concerts and other projects to support culture and education. The … »Read

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Teaching Music Online: A Few 'Pleasant Surprises'

January 26, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The pandemic has presented special challenges to educators forced to teach students on line. Creating and performing music demands both mental and physical acuity, and judging the latter, especially, is difficult in a srictly two-dimensional … »Read


All-star Cast Attempts to Enliven Previn's Penelope

January 25, 2022 | David Patrick Stearns, Musical America
Nobody was expecting a swan-song masterpiece at the January 23 rd New York premiere of Penelope , the quasi-opera by the late composer André Previn (he died on February 28, 2019) and playwright Tom Stoppard. Unlike their 1977 … »Read




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