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Recordings Preview: New & On the Way

June 11, 2021 | Brian Wise, Musical America
Despite more than a year of lockdowns and quarantines, the recording industry has managed to stay the course, issuing newly recorded performances as well as pre-pandemic inventory. Here are a few selections from the recent past and near future. … » Read

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UMG Infuses [PIAS]/[Integral] with Funds in Exchange for Access to All Its Labels

June 11, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Universal Music Group (UMG) has agreed to a strategic global alliance with independent music company [Integral], [PIAS]’s recently rebranded international distribution network. The deal commits UMG to providing undisclosed funds in return … » Read

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Small Venues Struggle as SBA Snoozes

June 11, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
These days the Small Business Administration (SBA) is looking more and more like the gang that can’t shoot straight . Charged with disbursing $16bn of federal relief under the Small Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program, which was enacted … » Read

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NE Indiana Public Radio Sells Its Classical Station

June 11, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Assuming FCC approval, Northeast Indiana Public Radio (NIPR) will sell 94.1-FM, WBNI, to Taylor University Broadcasting Inc. (TUBI) later this summer. The FM station currently broadcasts classical music.  TUBI owns a Christian music station; … » Read

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AP Reports on the Met Opera's Latest Tax Return

June 11, 2021 | Associated Press
The Metropolitan Opera says a positive $31 million on its latest tax return is mostly money pledged for future seasons that the company has not yet received. The company’s tax return, released Thursday, showed revenue fell by $13 million … » Read

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San Francisco Symphony Summer with Salonen & Friends

June 10, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
From July 2 thru August 13 the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) will present its summer series of concerts, featuring a free Fourth of July performance at Sigmund Stern Grove. Beginning on July 10, the SFS will perform five Saturday night concerts at … » Read

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Cal Performances: Carnegie Hall + California 'Woke'

June 10, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The variety of offerings in the just announced 2021–22 season for Cal Performances befits a major university known for its diversity of interests. Presentations include theater, dance, and music of all kinds, from chamber and orchestral … » Read

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Dallas Announces Women in Classical Music Symposium

June 9, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
“The Future is Female—Inspiring Women in Top Leadership Positions,” the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s third Women in Classical Music Symposium, has been announced for November 7-10, 2021 at the DSO’s Morton H. Meyerson … » Read

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U.K. Musicians Demand Gov't Regulation of Streaming Royalties

June 8, 2021 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
The campaign to change British law so that artists and songwriters receive better compensation from streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music has gathered new allies. The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, Van Morrison, and Barry Gibb are among … » Read

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Cinci Symphony/Pops Roll Out 2021-22

June 8, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In October the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) will welcome back capacity audiences for a full season of subscription concerts as well as special recitals and pops concerts. Music Director Louis Langrée returns for his eighth season … » Read

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