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1 hr ago | CNN

Iranian musician tops U.S. charts

Arriving in New York City at the age of 19 to study music, Hafez Nazeri knew he wanted to do big things.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

5 hrs ago | Canberra City News

Canberra Symphony raffling a Rodin sculpture, not your usual raffle

The CSO was somewhat surprised to be the beneficiaries of the work by one of the great masters, valued by the Tax Office at $165,000.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Charity

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Tabglewood: Nelsons arrives - at last

After the years of suspense, after the concussion and cancellation, after the hurrahs, hype and handshakes, Andris Nelsons arrived at Tanglewood looking like not just a music director but an anointed champion.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Hispanically Speaking

Placido Domingo Brings His Music to the World Cup

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo returned to Rio de Janeiro and, two days before the World Cup final, again delighted fans after 20 years away from the Brazilian city.

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Related Topix: Europe, Spain, World News, South America, Brazil, Arts, Opera

Bellingham Herald

Piano competition concludes in Fairbanks

And on Saturday night, thanks to the high tech self-playing Yamaha Disklavier piano that can record every touch of a key or press of a pedal, those award-winning performances filled the hall once again, showcasing the award-winning performances of the last 10 days.

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Related Topix: University of Alaska Fairbanks, Arts

The Fresno Bee

Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at Va. home at 84

He was 84. Maazel died at Castleton Farms from complications following pneumonia, according to a statement by The Castleton Festival, an annual festival that Maazel founded with his wife in 2009.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Virginia, Arts, Opera, University of Pittsburgh

GPB.org

Conductor Lorin Maazel, Who Brought America To The Podium, Dies

One of the most prominent American conductors, Lorin Maazel , died today at age 84. He died at home at Castleton Farms, Virginia, from complications stemming from pneumonia.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

National Public Radio

Conductor Lorin Maazel Dies At Va. Home At 84

Conductor Lorin Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in northern Virginia.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Virginia, Arts, Opera, University of Pittsburgh

Kirriemuir Today

Andrew ably demonstrates musical skill

Due to health reasons, the 'Father of TSO', Ron Walker, was unable to take the rostrum for 'A Summer Concert' by Tayside Symphony Orchestra.

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Related Topix: Arts, Rossini, Opera

Lansing State Journal

Symphony orchestra to perform in St. Johns July 16

There is no admission for the concert that begins at 7 p.m. Formed in 1985, the full symphony orchestra is comprised of musicians from Clinton and Shiawassee counties along with the greater Lansing and Flint areas.

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Related Topix: Arts, Michigan, Clinton County, MI, Shiawassee County, MI, Lansing, MI

Times Record News

Symphony league membership comes with privileges

Take music to new heights with a membership to the Wichita Symphony League. The league supports and promotes the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, stimulates interest and appreciation of symphonic music and supports young musicians.

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Related Topix: Arts, Wichita Falls, TX

The Wave

Youth orchestra looks to the future through the eyes of students

With more than 90 young musicians, Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra is alive and well in Orange County.

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Related Topix: Arts, Chapman University

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Horsetalk

Equine extravaganza thrills Aachen concert crowd

Aachen's opening concert on Friday night has thrilled spectators, and included two magical performances from French "horse whisperer" Jean-Franois Pignon.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Arts, Opera, Theater

Galloway Today

It's Doctor Gracie of the trumpet

Creetown born top trumpeter Professor John Gracie was recently awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Music at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow in recognition of his 45 years service to music.

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Related Topix: Arts

USA Today

Family rules in Amazon's 'Jungle'

Amazon's 'Jungle' is a family affair. Arriving this fall, Mozart in the Jungle is a half-hour comedy set behind the scenes at a version of the New York Philharmonic.

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Related Topix: Classical, New York Philharmonic, Arts, Television

Patch.com

Last Chance to Win Free Detroit Symphony Tickets: Where is Michigan's Best Beach?

There are so many beaches in the Great Lakes State that narrowing the list down to find the best is a monumental task.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dearborn, MI

Canada.com

Arthur Kaptainis: Tanglewood phones it in

There is a nice program at Tanglewood on Friday night featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons, its music director designate.

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Related Topix: Arts, Symphony, Electronic

Burnaby Now

Top 5 things to do this weekend

Mobile art studio: The Tin Can Studio will be in Burnaby's Deer Lake Park all summer, including this Saturday during the VSO's free concert.

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Related Topix: Canada, Arts, Classical

Fri Jul 11, 2014

EDGE

Symphony Classics and Summertime Fun

Pacific Symphony has been making great music for a very long time. The organization celebrates 35 years this season, the last 24 of which have been under the masterful guidance of Musical Director Carl St. Clair.

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Related Topix: Arts, Classical, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams, Elliot Goldenthal

Park Record

Utah Symphony commissions Muhly for the 2105-16 season

A story published about Muhly in The New Yorker in 2013 states: "There is no evidence that his pace will slow, and Muhly has so far managed to vacillate in a healthy fashion between composing for large-scale institutions like the Met and small-scale affairs among peers."

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Related Topix: Arts, New York, Opera, Classical, Park City, UT

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