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Ravinia may jettison music director post after Conlon, says Kauffman – Jul 21, 2015

The Ravinia Festival isn’t rushing to name a successor to James Conlon, [...]

Google and top orchestras team up to release live recordings – Jun 17, 2015

Five leading orchestras have entered into a partnership with Google Play Music to release [...]

Seraphic Fire to spread to New York, D.C. and Philly in 2015-16 season – Feb 27, 2015

Seraphic Fire is about to hit the road in a big way. [...]

Curtain may fall on Florida Grand Opera performances in Fort Lauderdale – Jan 07, 2015

Florida Grand Opera is considering exiting from the Broward Center for the Performing [...]

Geoffrey Gordon is second composer commissioned by the American Music Project – Dec 16, 2014

A Clarinet Quintet by Geoffrey Gordon is the second work commissioned by [...]

Oboist Izotov leaving CSO for San Francisco Symphony – Dec 09, 2014

Eugene Izotov is leaving his post as principal oboe of the Chicago [...]

Met and musician unions agreed to share the pain – Aug 20, 2014

[UPDATE: On Tuesday the Met also reached an agreement with IATSE Local [...]

Lorin Maazel 1930-2014 – Jul 15, 2014

The conductor Lorin Maazel, a prodigy who began his public podium career [...]

Muti extends CSO contract through 2020, and holds forth on several subjects – Feb 05, 2014

UPDATED Talk about burying the lede. More than halfway through Monday’s press [...]

Muti, Chicago Symphony to spotlight Tchaikovsky, Scriabin and French music in 2014-15 season – Feb 05, 2014

Riccardo Muti’s fifth season as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra [...]