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April 3, 2020 | Clive Paget, Musical America
We will be updating this list twice weekly. Please note that Central European Time (CET) is currently six hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Time. Contact editor@musicalamerica.com .   Friday, April 3 Noon CET: Staatsoper unter den Linden. … » Read
 

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What Wynton Had to Say About His Dad's Passing

April 3, 2020
The following is posted on Wynton Marsalis's public Facebook page. "My daddy passed away last night. We now join the worldwide family who are mourning grandfathers and grandmothers, mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers— kinfolk, … » Read
 

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The New, Remote, Normal: 2 Orchestras, 2 Boleros

April 3, 2020 | Musical America
A mere four days after the musicians of the Orchestre National de France posted their remote performance of Ravel's Boléro, the New York Philharmonic has followed suit, dedicating theirs to the health-care workers who are working … » Read
 

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Yale School of Music Sets a New Standard of Generosity

April 3, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In an extraordinary act of generosity, the Yale School of Music (YSM) is offering its more than 200 students financial assistance to help them navigate the coronavirus pandemic. In a March 31 letter to alumni, Dean Robert Blocker described an aid … » Read
 

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Orchestra Seasons Cancelled, Postponed, Pending: A List

April 2, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Cancelled for the season Charlotte (NC) Symphony Cincinnati Symphony and Pops The Cleveland Orchestra Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra New World Symphony The New York Philharmonic New York Youth Symphony North Carolina Symphony Phoenix Symphony … » Read
 

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Suddenly, It's OK for Classical Music to Be 'Relaxing'

April 2, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
There was a time when someone lauding classical music for its “relaxing” qualities would have been taken to task by the cognoscenti. The genre, explains the new music critic at The Washington Post , was to stimulate the intellect, not … » Read
 

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Philly O Musicians Follow NY Colleagues in Taking a Pay Cut

April 2, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
In recent years the Philadelphia Orchestra has steered through turbulent financial waters. As the worldwide pandemic exerts new financial pressures, the organization is coming together to help counter this new threat.  As of April 1, the … » Read
 

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Lyric Opera of Chicago 'Postpones' the Remainder of Its Season

April 2, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Lyric Opera of Chicago, its season already essentially cancelled after it had to forego its complete Ring cycles this spring, is taking a different tack for the remaining events of fiscal 2019-20 and declaring them “postponed.” … » Read
 

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Carnegie Hall Closes Until Fall 2020

April 2, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Carnegie Hall has joined the slow but steady stream of organizations closing their seasons prematurely due to COVID-19. On Thursday, the venerable institution moved its previously announced closure date of May 10 through the summer and into fall. … » Read
 

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Season Cancellations: Opera Cos, Presenters, Festivals

April 1, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Most opera companies have been forced to cancel the remainder of their seasons due to COVID-19. Those listed below have alerted the public. Opera Companies Atlanta Opera Boston Lyric Opera Canadian Opera Company Chicago Opera Theater Dallas Opera … » Read
 
 

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