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Mixed Program in Chicago Shows Orchestra in Top, Flexible Form

June 17, 2019 | Wynne Delacoma, Musical America
CHICAGO—On paper, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s subscription program conducted over the weekend by Music Director Riccardo Muti seemed to be a hodgepodge. There were two piccolo concertos, one by Vivaldi, the other composed three … »Read

Industry News

Steinway Lot in Queens Up for Sale

June 17, 2019
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson, who purchased Steinway Musical Instruments in 2013 for $512 million, is looking to sell half of the company’s lot in Queens to “a group that includes Robert De Niro for $73 million,” … »Read

Industry News

'The Biggest Disaster in the History of the Music Business'

June 17, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
On June 1, 2008, a massive fire started accidentally at Universal Studios in Hollywood required hundreds of firefighters to subdue. Initial reports claimed the damage was limited to the theme park’s King Kong attraction and a video vault … »Read

People in the News

Franco Zeffirelli Has Died

June 16, 2019 | Associated Press
ROME — Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, famed for operas, films and television, has died in Rome at the age of 96. Zeffirelli’s son Luciano said his father died at home at noon on Saturday. “He had suffered for a while, but … »Read

Contests & Awards

Borletti-Buitoni Grants to 5 Music-for-Wellness Programs

June 14, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Five international nonprofits that enrich the lives of disadvantaged communities through music are recipients of grants between £30,000 and £40,000 from BBT Communities, the newly formed division of the Borletti-Buitoni Trust (BBT). … »Read

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Iceland Symphony Names Successor to Yan Pascal Tortelier

June 14, 2019 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Iceland Symphony Orchestra, which next season celebrates its 70 th anniversary, has named Finnish conductor Eva Ollikainen as chief conductor and artistic director as of 2020-21. She has signed a four-year agreement and succeeds principal … »Read




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