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Five Quickies: Jackie Evancho to Sony, Andris Nelsons in Boston, Ronald Shannon Jackson Obit, Chinese Classical Music, Destroyer Musical

by Logan K. Young   Oct 21, 2013 23:52 PM EDT

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News gets made fresh everyday.

And with the world's best musicians, singers, dancers and actors going back to repertory work after their summer stocks, there's more good news happening now than there was, say, back in September.

So, in an effort to keep all you Classicalites abreast of each and every situation, we'll be trawling the web for the best headlines--those stories, those people making the biggest waves.

Here, then, is today's news:

Jackie Evancho’s New Recording Label, Sony Masterworks [Best of Jackie on the Web]

With Andris Nelsons on BSO Podium, a Partnership Debuts [Boston Globe]

R.I.P. Ronald Shannon Jackson…and Fort Worth Jazz? [Forth Worth Weekly]

Once Banned, Classical Music Finds an Unlikely Future in China [Globe and Mail]

Dan Bejar-Soundtracked Play Unearthed for Toronto Production [Exclaim!]

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