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Louisville O Aims to Return to the Good Ol' Days of Innovation

June 20, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Seven decades ago, the Louisville Orchestra (LO) was one of the most innovative ensembles in the U.S. Spurred by a $500,000 grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, the LO founded First Edition records—a first for an American … »Read

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Assessing the Philly O's Tour

June 20, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Late in May, the Philadelphia Orchestra set off on a tour that included several stops in Europe before concluding with a series of controversial performances in Israel. The tour, part of an effort underway for the past few years to heighten the … »Read

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Attracting Millenials: Milan and Paris's Tools of the Trade

June 20, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
There are glimmers of light in attracting millennials to the opera house, at least in Europe. La Scala’s Under30 program, in place since 2008, offers tickets at €20 ($23.22); on occasion, members can purchase three tickets for the … »Read

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Seattle Symphony Names New CEO

June 19, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Is it a coincidence that the Seattle Symphony’s two most recent CEOs are former chief executives of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra? In 2011 it appointed Simon Woods of the RSNO; with Woods now running the LA Phil, it has named … »Read

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Music Director Entrances and Exits, Regional Edition

June 19, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Asheville (NC) Symphony has named Serbian-born Darko Butorac [pictured] as its new music director. He will remain artistic chief of the Tallahassee (FL) Symphony and the Missoula (MT) Symphony as well. Butorac, one of six candidates for the … »Read

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SOME White Men in the Biz Fear They Are Too 'Pale, Male, and Stale' to Succeed

June 19, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In an interview in The Telegraph promoting her upcoming BBC4 program The Lost World of Female Composers , soprano Danielle de Niese [pictured] makes an argument for recognizing “unsung heroines” that is well-reasoned and free of the … »Read




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