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Music Programming Gets the Boot from WNYC: Updated 3 p.m.

October 17, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
By the end of this year, New York’s powerhouse public radio station WNYC plans to remove John Schaefer’s New Sounds , the “go to” program for new and unusual music for nearly four decades, from its airwaves and streaming … » Read
 

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Light in the Piazza Launches Its Stateside Rounds in LA

October 16, 2019 | Richard S. Ginell, Musical America
LOS ANGELES – While Broadway musicals are not altogether unfamiliar territory for Los Angeles Opera—one of its earliest productions was Oklahoma!— neither are they regularly seen in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. But when you … » Read
 

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In Mocow, Yuri Bashmet, Domingo Pump Upcoming Concert

October 16, 2019 | Agence France-Presse
Opera singer Plácido Domingo on Tuesday spoke of his joy over a forthcoming Moscow concert as the famed Spanish tenor faces multiple sexual harassment claims. Giving a press conference at Russia's TASS state news agency, Domingo … » Read
 

Contests & Awards

Musical America Names Salzburg Fest as Festival of the Year

October 15, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Celebrating its centennial next summer, the Salzburg Festival has been chosen Festival of the Year for the 2020 Musical America International Directory of the Performing Arts. Only once before has an institution, rather than an artist, been … » Read
 

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Sanford and Joan Weill Give $14.5M to Carnegie, Hitting $100M

October 15, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
With their latest gift of $14.6 million—being announced from the stage tonight—Joan and Sanford I. Weill and their family foundation will hit a total of $100 million in cumulative gifts to Carnegie Hall. Sanford Weill, retired chief … » Read
 

Industry News

Academic Success for School Where Every Child Owns an Instrument

October 16, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Students at the Frederick Bremer School in Walthamstow, East London, are proving the value of music in enhancing academic and social growth. Upon entering their seventh year, each student receives a violin, viola, or flute and free music lessons … » Read
 
 

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