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Tuesday 15 April 2014

4:20PM GMT (1 day, 13 hours ago)

Costs threaten Bergen orchestra

Costs threaten Bergen orchestraViews and News from NorwayThe Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, BFO) revealed on Tuesday its pension costs are NOK 60 million (USD 10 million) higher than estimated, and it needs to dramatically reduce its activities.

newsinenglish.no | read article...

Monday 14 April 2014

Sunday 13 April 2014

7:00PM GMT (3 days, 10 hours ago)

Neville Marriner: 'My wife has told me to keep June free'

'When you're geriatric," says Neville Marriner with an amiable laugh, "everybody wants to be there when you collapse." His wife, Molly, joins in the laughter as we take tea in the couple's flat in Kensington, London, but at least one of us is feeling a little uneasy about this turn in the conversation.

theguardian.com | read article...

5:13PM GMT (3 days, 12 hours ago)

The Minnesota Orchestra’s main fundraising gala, September’s Symphony Ball, has been canceled.

The co-chairs of the event resigned last week, saying in a letter to board chair Gordon Sprenger that the current climate at the orchestra did not lend itself to celebration.

startribune.com | read article...

5:11PM GMT (3 days, 12 hours ago)

Brutaler Dieb bricht Opern-Dirigent die Nase

Direktor Anthony Bramall wirkte gestern Mittag relativ gefasst, obwohl die Nase gebrochen ist und seine Dirigentenhand schmerzt...

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Saturday 12 April 2014

5:00PM GMT (4 days, 12 hours ago)

Side by Side with the Columbus Symphony

Approximately 50 amateur musicians had the opportunity to rehearse with the orchestra and conductor on the stage of the Ohio Theatre, sitting and playing next to a professional musician...

youtube.com | read article...

7:01AM GMT (4 days, 22 hours ago)

Discord at young stars' orchestra as trustees call for a change of tune

In a statement issued last night, the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain (NCO) refuted the allegations, explaining all recent changes had been necessary to ensure the orchestra was “fit for purpose”

telegraph.co.uk | read article...

Friday 11 April 2014

11:48PM GMT (5 days, 5 hours ago)

Vienna Philharmonic Finds Owners of a Nazi Gift

For decades it lay hidden away in a storage space of the august Vienna Philharmonic, a 172-year-old institution that is one of the cultural pillars of Europe. Now that painting has come back to light, the latest example of the orchestra's long struggle...

nytimes.com | read article...

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