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Sir Georg Solti at 100 – Part 1

2:00PM
October
22, 2012

We begin a week log celebration of Sir Georg Solti (1912-1997) in honor of his 100th birthday.

La Boheme as ballet

6:00AM
October
22, 2012

Boheme as ballet; St. Paul musicians threatened with lockout; While other orchestras struggle, Nashville Symphony is on the rise

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Celebrates 40th Anniversary

6:54PM
October
19, 2012

On Symphony @ 7 this week, in addition to our featured work each evening, we’ve been presenting recordings by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to recognize their 40th anniversary season.  They were founded in 1972 and have recorded 70 albums.  They are recognized internationally as one of the great chamber orchestras in the world.  Based in [...]

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Classical 101 Launches Celebration of Georg Solti 10 a.m. Sunday

11:29AM
October
19, 2012

Sunday morning Classical 101 midday host Jennifer Hambrick launches a celebration of classical music’s most decorated conductor, Sir Georg Solti.

Roumanian Pianist Mihaela Ursuleasa’s Living Legacy

6:00AM
October
18, 2012

Mihaela Ursuleasa was the single mother of a 7-year-old daughter, Stefanie, when she died suddenly. Now, musicians, promoters, and music lovers the world over are coming to her daughter’s aid.

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A La boheme for Columbus

1:58PM
October
17, 2012

Opera Columbus presents a new way to experience Puccini’s beloved La boheme, Sundays through November 18 at Shadowbox. FREE.

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Philadelphia Orchestra Gives Student New Trombone

11:13AM
October
17, 2012

The Philadelphia Orchestra has offered a 9-year-old trombone student with special needs a replacement instrument after his trombone went missing last week.

Tango with a Miami City Ballet Flash Mob

11:03AM
October
17, 2012

Miami City Ballet dancers surprised the crowd at the Miami Art Walk Saturday with a flash mob tango.

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What’s a Musician Worth?

6:00AM
October
17, 2012

Every day, there seems to be some new story about a struggling orchestra.  Based on recent reports, no one is exempt. A cultural organization…cannot save its way to success

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Sleepless in Seattle: Musicians Approve Strike Authorization

11:32AM
October
16, 2012

In the midst of a global economic crisis that has brought some of America’s most venerable classical music organizations to their knees, the musicians of the Seattle Symphony and Opera Players’ Organization (SSOPO) have authorized a strike.