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Baltimore Symphony Heads to Europe for the First Time in 13 Years

March 19, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra last ventured abroad 13 years ago under the baton of Yuri Temirkanov. In late August the orchestra and its Music Director Marin Alsop will kick off a European tour with two concerts that represent their debut at … » Read

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New Summer Orchestra Academy Available in U.K.

March 19, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
For five days late this summer, aspiring musicians between the ages of 14 and 19 who live in the north of England will have the opportunity to rehearse alongside the Opera North Orchestra, receive sectional coaching from the professional … » Read

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iHeart Media, Way Overextended, Files for Chapter 11

March 16, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
IHeart Media, formerly Clear Channel, a media conglomerate laden with more than $20 billion in debt, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Mar. 14. The company, which owns more than 850 radio stations, a music streaming service, and a … » Read

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Teatro Massimo as Symbol for Mafia-free Palermo

March 15, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Contrary to what many may think, the largest opera house in Italy is neither La Scala in Milan nor La Fenice in Venice. That honorific belongs to Palermo’s 83,000-square-foot Teatro Massimo: In Europe only the (original) Paris Opera and … » Read

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350 Hungarians Coming to the Former NY State Theater

March 15, 2018 | Agence France-Presse
Hungary on Wednesday launched a cultural diplomacy push in New York with its prolific state-run opera planning a full two weeks of music and ballet. The Hungarian State Opera and Hungarian National Ballet will make their U.S. debut by sending 350 … » Read

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Arts to Get the Ax in West Virginia

March 15, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
It seems that Republicans simply can’t get enough of gutting arts funding. The latest instance, reported in The Hill , was last Saturday’s 60 to 36 party line vote in the West Virginia House of Delegates to dismember the state's … » Read

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