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Cleveland O, Saint Paul Chamber O Report Year-end Results

December 14, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2018 annual report offers some good news—fundraising and attendance are up—and some not-so-good—the deficit remains and the endowment is flat. The orchestra hasn’t had a balanced budget … » Read

Contests & Awards

Linc Inc Acknowledges Ten Rising Artists

December 14, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Lincoln Center has announced its Emerging Artist Awards, a kind of broadened version of the Center’s Martin E. Segal Awards, which originated in 1986. Each of the ten winners is chosen by a Center constituent and each receives $7,500 for … » Read

People in the News

Nancy Wilson, Song 'Stylist' with Old Fashioned Charm, Dies at 81

December 14, 2018 | Associated Press
Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died. She was 81. Wilson, who retired from touring in 2011, died after a long illness at her … » Read

Contests & Awards

The Musical Awards Reception: 2019 Edition

December 12, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
“We live in a society that is hostile towards classical music and serious art in general….So it is wonderful to have such organizations as Musical America that still have a voice in the modern day and may help listeners navigate the … » Read

People in the News

Three Male Conductors Sign to New Management

December 13, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Keith Lockhart , now is his 24 th season as conductor of the Boston Pops, as well as chief guest conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, and artistic director of the Brevard Music Center in North Carolina, has moved from Columbia Artists to Opus … » Read

People in the News

Three Female Conductors Sign to New Management

December 12, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
French conductor Laurence Equilbey has signed with Columbia Artists for North American representation. Director of the period-instrument ensemble Insula Orchestra and the Accentus Choir, which she founded four years ago, she was last seen … » Read

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