Sep
09

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Symphony cancels first two weeks of new season – Indianapolis Business Journal
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Symphony cancels first two weeks of new season
Indianapolis Business Journal
Indianapolis SymphonyOrchestraon Saturday canceled the first two weeks of its new season, saying even a temporary extension of musicians' just-expired contract would intensify the organization's financial woes. “The gap between what the musicians'
Indianapolis SymphonyOrchestramusicians propose 2-month contract extensionPalladium-Item
Fans Miss ISO At PrairieWRTV Indianapolis
Latest ISO offer rejected, first two weekends cancelledWISH
Palm Beach Post -Indiana Public Media -Public Broadcasting Atlanta
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Louisville orchestra opens 75th season – WDRB
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Louisvilleorchestraopens 75th season
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — For the first time since May of last year, the LouisvilleOrchestrais performing for the public. Tonight kicked off the 75th season with a concert called “Fanfara.” This was the first concert together since resolving their

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Longtime orchestra conductor Al Ligotti retires after 34 years. – Online Athens
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Longtimeorchestraconductor Al Ligotti retires after 34 years.
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A combination of age and medical problems have brought Al Ligotti, the 85-year-old founding conductor of the Athens SymphonyOrchestra, to the point where “enough is enough.” “I wanted to go out on a high note and while I could go out,” Ligotti said of

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What price orchestral excellence? – Minneapolis Star Tribune
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What priceorchestralexcellence?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When Osmo Vänskä arrived as music director of the MinnesotaOrchestra, he told players he wanted them to be the top U.S.orchestraand one of the best in the world. Doug Wright, principal trombone, recalled the meeting last week as he reflected on a
15 musical experiences to remind you why they're classicsPioneer Press
MinnesotaOrchestraAnnounces Plans To Cut Musicians' Salaries By 28Huffington Post
Orchestracontract talks a matter of money vs. artistryMinnesota Public Radio
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Music Review: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra – Theatre Is Evil – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
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Music Review: Amanda Palmer & The Grand TheftOrchestra- Theatre Is Evil
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
No matter how many different genres anyone wants to claim there are, when it comes to pop music everything's starting to sound pretty much the same to me. They should come up a new genre called “safe music for radio” and just get it over with. Sounds

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Philadelphia Orchestra tickets – such a deal – Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
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PhiladelphiaOrchestratickets – such a deal
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
Single tickets for the PhiladelphiaOrchestra's2012-13 season go on sale Monday at noon. It's a pivotal year for theorchestra(then again, which year in the past 20 hasn't been pivotal?) There's a lot of money to raise and ambitious attendance goals