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Columbus Symphony Gets $8M

December 11, 2017 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The Columbus Symphony, which prides itself on being “the only full-time, professional symphony in central Ohio,” has received an $8 million legacy gift from the estate of one of its longtime supporters and board member, the late Anne … » Read

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A Night for Celebration: MA Awards, 2018 Version

December 7, 2017 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
In what has become the annual de-facto industry holiday party, Musical America hosted its yearly awards and reception Wednesday night at Carnegie Hall. The five “of the year” honorees and their assorted entourages were on hand to … » Read

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WNYC, Classical WQXR Get $10Million

December 4, 2017 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The Jerome L. Greene Foundation recently awarded New York Public Radio (NYPR), home to WNYC and WQXR , a transformative gift of $10 million. As Inside Philanthropy notes, the foundation’s latest largesse follows up on earlier gifts of $6 … » Read

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Florentine Opera Gets $1.5 Million for Young Artist Program

November 29, 2017 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Noted Milwaukee philanthropists Donald and Donna Baumgartner have made a $1.5 million gift to the Florentine Opera Company to support its young artists program. The two-year Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artist Program, as it is to be … » Read

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Bent Sørensen Wins 2018 Grawemeyer Award

November 28, 2017 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Danish composer Bent Sørensen has won the 2018 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition for L’isola della Città (The Island in the City), triple concerto for violin, cello and piano soloists. The piece … » Read

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Cambridge U Women's College Honors Alsop

November 13, 2017 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony and São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, has been named an honorary fellow of Newnham College, the women’s college at Cambridge University. The school cites her status as the … » Read

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