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UK Gov't Offers Brexit Prep Sessions for Its Theaters

September 16, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Starting next week, theaters in the UK are to receive instruction on how to plan for Brexit, with or without a deal with the European Union. The government has provided funding for its performance centers to properly prepare ahead of the October … » Read

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Renovation of Théâtre du Châtelet Is More Than Physical

September 16, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The reopening of Paris's Théâtre du Châtelet on Sept. 13 represented more than simply the completion of a much-needed $34.7m renovation. It also marked the ongoing programmatic transformation of the 157-year-old venue. Long … » Read

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Striking Baltimore Players Play Free Concert Under Their Music Director

September 16, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians went ahead with their free concert Saturday afternoon in the New Shiloh Baptist Church, the same day as the free season opener at Meyerhoff Hall was scheduled. The latter never happened, because the players … » Read

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It's Official: Baltimore Musicians on Strike, Concerts Re-scheduled

September 13, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Baltimore Symphony has declared its musicians on strike (“The musicians of the BSO have not returned to work this week”) and so has postponed the coming weekend’s opening event by one week. The free concert scheduled for … » Read

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Baltimore Musicians Reject Both of Mgmt's Offers

September 12, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As anticipated, the full membership of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra voted to reject management’s final offers to return to work.There were two: Accept the fact that money is scarce and agree to a 40-week season under a new, one-year … » Read

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Cleveland Institute of Music: Shrinking Yet Expanding

September 11, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM) is in the midst of a transformation. The most visible evidence is a new 236-bed, cutting-edge residence and parking complex. The school is also taking steps to reduce its student body, ideally from 430 to … » Read

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