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Marin Alsop to Conduct Cuba's Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional for Havana's 500th Anniversary

Perhaps this is one more piece of evidence to support the mended relationship between the United States and Cuba. Marin Alsop, music director of both the Baltimore and São Paulo Symphony Orchestras, will conduct the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de ...

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Offers Beer and Ribs with 'Low-Cost High Culture' Theory

Perhaps New York City, and many other cultural hubs around the world, are mighty giants too big to concede to lower costs. But for the Rust Belt cities and the theory of "low-cost high culture," some faltering institutions are seeing rebounds that ...

Happy 100th Birthday, Ralph Vaughan Williams 'London' Symphony!

A Vaughan Williams masterpiece is 100 this month. Has anyone noticed?

BBC Report of Sexist Dissent at Marin Alsop's Last Night Proms is Wrong...Right?

There's an odd comment in a BBC report on the South Bank Center new season launch. Referring to the comments of SBC boss Jude Kelly that the classical music business is still weighted against women -- in many ways a fair comment and one that has been ...

DEADLINE: Get in Your Application to Play with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra!

Once again, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is inviting all "rusty musicians" to take part in the ensemble's summer training programs. This time, though, both orchestral and chamber opportunities will be available.

Gergiev, Nelsons, Gilbert or Alsop...Who is the World’s Busiest Conductor?

Some interesting statistics, yes, from the U.K.-based music website Bachtrack. Every year, they compile the stats from the events they have listed, and the list for 2013 has Valery Gergiev as the world's busiest conductor. Andris Nelsons comes ...

Classical Pianist Jeremy Denk Awarded $625,000 MacArthur Genius Grant

Alongside the similarly lauded jazz pianist and composer Vijay Iyer, classical pianist and writer Jeremy Denk wins this year's increased grant for his popularizing of the genre.

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Launches Innovative Video Magazine for iPad

In its ongoing efforts to find innovative new platforms for presenting classical music, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam recently launched a video magazine, RCO Editions, available for iPhone and iPad. Each issue...

Russian Conductor Vasily Petrenko Says Orchestras “React Better” to Male Conductors

Mr. Petrenko is in hot water over his comments about woman conductors.

Andrew Litton Named Music Director of Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Litton is to return home to a U.S. orchestra as music director for the first time since he left the Dallas Symphony in 2006. The new berth? The Colorado Symphony, where he has been artistic advisor while they decided on a new...

Wouldn't You Like to Play with Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra?

Be it her El Sistema-inspired OrchKids or her more adult-oriented initiatives like the BSO Academy and Rusty Musicians, freshly extended Balitmore Symphony Orchestra maestra Marin Alsop is changing the definition of what an orchestra...

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