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Tuesday 15 April 2014
4:20PM GMT (1 day, 13 hours ago)
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.
Monday 14 April 2014
9:40AM GMT (2 days, 19 hours ago)
Sunday 13 April 2014
7:00PM GMT (3 days, 10 hours ago)
'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.
5:13PM GMT (3 days, 12 hours ago)
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.
5:11PM GMT (3 days, 12 hours ago)
Direktor Anthony Bramall wirkte gestern Mittag relativ gefasst, obwohl die Nase gebrochen ist und seine Dirigentenhand schmerzt...
Saturday 12 April 2014
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5:00PM GMT (4 days, 12 hours ago)
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...
7:01AM GMT (4 days, 22 hours ago)
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”
Friday 11 April 2014
11:48PM GMT (5 days, 5 hours ago)
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...
6:02PM GMT (5 days, 11 hours ago)
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