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Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Traveling to South America for First Time Since 2005

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Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will take their show on the road, traveling to Central and South America for the first time in nearly 10 years. The JALC last travelled to our nearest neighboring continent during 2005.READ MORE

Quincy Jones awards José Antonio Abreu with The Q Prize.

New Book Alleges Gross Misconduct within El Sistema, Popular Classical Music Program for Venezuelan Youth

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One of the world's most well-recognized youth music programs is under fire after a scathing report launched by UK musicologist Geoffrey Baker alleges gross corruption and misconduct within El Sistema, a program in Columbia that has been getting disadvantaged youth in the nation involved with classical music for more than 40 years.READ MORE

Gustavo Dudamel and Director Alberto Arvelo Team Up to Score New Simon Bolivar Film 'The Liberator'

Gustavo Dudamel and Director Alberto Arvelo Team Up to Score New Simon Bolivar Film 'The Liberator'

Tour Journals 09:54AM EDT

A most resounding political figure, Simon Bolivar was paid tribute in the U.S. this weekend via the new movie about his life in "The Liberator." And the film premieres the first ever scoring efforts of none other than the famous conductor Gustavo Dudamel.READ MORE

Stay Home, Dudamel, You're Sick: Pittsburgh's Manfred Honeck Ably Replaces Flu-Ridden Gustavo for New York Phil Concerts

Tour Journals 08:49AM EDT

Per the New York Times' ArtsBeat blog, Dudamel withdrew from his concerts with the New York Philharmonic earlier this week. Manfred Honeck, conversational conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, took his place in the same program--which included Bruckner's Ninth Symphony and Claude Vivier's Orion.READ MORE

Job Opening: Roger Wright, BBC Proms and Radio Three Controller, Leaving for Aldeburgh Festival

Tour Journals 09:36AM EDT

The U.K.'s classical landscape was hit by the cultural equivalent of a bombshell earlier this week as news spread that Roger Wright, the controller of BBC Radio Three and of the BBC Proms, will step down to run the Aldeburgh Festival. READ MORE

UPDATE: Los Angeles Philharmonic's Gustavo Dudamel Responds to Criticism of Public Appearance with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

Genres 10:18AM EDT

In a vicious debate raging throughout the classical and political worlds, Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel has indeed faced significant criticism on social media for his appearance with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on a day where violence claimed three lives.READ MORE

REVIEW: 'Mozart in the Jungle,' Amazon Prime's Symphonic Sex Farce, Plays Sour for Malcom McDowell, Bernadette Peters, Gael García Bernal

Tour Journals 08:31AM EDT

The long-awaited pilot episode of 'Mozart in the Jungle' is finally available on Amazon Prime's Instant Video. It's based on Blair Tindall's novel of the same name, a story of "la vie bohème" in New York City, where young musicians scramble for better-paying gigs while diverting themselves with sex and drugs until the day when the Philharmonic comes calling.READ MORE

Classicalite’s Five Best: Interactive Musical Experiences

Tour Journals 11:33AM EDT

Ensembles around the world are using technology to present classical music in exciting new formats. Ranging from customizable concerts to an opportunity to conduct your own online orchestra, these online programs are both inventive and fun.READ MORE

Five Quickies: Gustavo Dudamel's Film Score, All of Chopin for Free, Jazz Cellist Fred Katz Dead, Five Reasons to Love Classical, NFL TV Fugue

Five Quickies: Gustavo Dudamel's Film Score, All of Chopin for Free, Jazz Cellist Fred Katz Dead, Five Reasons to Love Classical, NFL TV Fugue

Genres 22:42PM EDT

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 August.READ MORE

Coming Soon: Lang Lang's 'Journey of a Thousand Miles'...the Murdoch Movie!

Genres 07:49AM EDT

Reportedly, Chinese prodigy-turned-superstar Lang Lang is to be the subject of a feature film. Called 'Journey of a Thousand Miles'--also the title of Mr. Lang’s best-selling autobiography--the film will be co-produced by Wendi Murdoch..READ MORE

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