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Friday, June 28, 2013
As pride weekend kicks off in New York, take our poll and tell us what you think: What have been the most productive gay collaborations in classical music?
Thursday, June 27, 2013
We know what you're thinking. Orchestra flash mobs are a bit stale. They've become vehicles for not-so-subtle corporate promotions and staged reaction shots. Hold that jaded response.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
Jamie Barton, a 30-year-old mezzo-soprano from Rome, Georgia won the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition on Sunday night. The award is one of the most influential in opera.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Last week, Mozart’s prized violin and viola made it to the U.S. for the first time. The instrument, owned by the Salzburg Mozarteum Foundation, made its radio debut at WQXR.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Over the past two weeks, 88 pianos were spread throughout the five boroughs as part of the "Sing For Hope" public art installation. The instruments came together for a grand finale at Lincoln Center on Sunday.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
When the Greek government last week closed the country’s public broadcasting network, ERT, among the casualties was the Greek National Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
Friday, June 07, 2013
The orchestra musicians used some time on a tarmac to give passengers an impromptu performance of Dvorak's "American" String Quartet No. 12.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Co-founded by the extrovert pianist, the charitable venture aims to raise awareness for educational programs in schools and award young classical musicians with scholarships.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
After having cancelled Carnegie Hall, the musicians of the cash-strapped orchestra have agreed to forgo their end-of-season salary payment.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Welsh National Opera singer Joe Roche asked fellow chorus member Paula Greenwood to marry him before an audience of 700 during a dress rehearsal of Wagner's Lohengrin.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Jed Bernstein, a veteran Broadway producer, administrator and fundraiser, is to be the president of Lincoln Center. He takes over from Reynold Levy.