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Chopin Foundation of US increases top competition prize to $100,000 – Aug 01, 2018

The Miami-based Chopin Foundation of the United States has raised its top […]

Utah Arts Review to launch this fall – Jul 17, 2018

I’m delighted to announce the launch of Utah Arts Review, our eighth […]

Musicians accuse Dutoit of predatory sexual behavior; major orchestras cut ties – Dec 21, 2017

UPDATED In yet another case of sexual harassment allegations in the classical […]

Met severs ties with Levine as two more victims come forward – Dec 03, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera announced Sunday night that it is suspending all ties […]

James Levine accused of molesting underaged teen during Ravinia tenure – Dec 03, 2017

[Updated] Celebrated conductor James Levine has been accused of molesting a teenage […]

Dmitri Hvorostovsky 1962-2017 – Nov 23, 2017

Dmitri Hvorostovsky, one of the great dramatic baritones of his generation, died […]

Lyric Opera renews Anthony Freud contract through 2021 – Oct 22, 2016

With the Lyric Opera of Chicago enjoying acclaim for its opening productions […]

Classical Review to expand to Texas and Washington D.C. this fall – Aug 16, 2016

I am happy to announce that the Classical Review will be launching […]

Lyric Opera to launch Ring, along with Berlioz, Bizet and bel canto in 2016-17 season – Jan 14, 2016

The launch of a new Ring cycle, the first Chicago staging of […]

Chicago Symphony musicians ratify contract, get 5% raise and no reduction in health benefits – Sep 30, 2015

Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians ratified a new three-year contract Tuesday that gave […]