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Tag Archives: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
This week, we’re joined by composer Joseph Klein. His intermedia and theatrical works are incredible! Check out his new album “Improbable Encounters,” a CD/DVD release on the Innova label.
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- We’re joined by composer Joseph Klein. His new album “Improbable Encounters” is now out on Innova Recordings.
- Check out more videos of Joe’s music on YouTube.
- Sotheby’s is auctioning off a Stradivarius viola for $45 million. It is one of just ten extant Strads.
- The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra finds some needed cash. Whew, that was close!
- San Diego Opera calls it quits.
- Eight board members resign from the Minnesota Orchestra in protest.
This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by Ensemble for the Romantic Century Executive Artistic Director Eve Wolf. We discuss their new production “Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart,” what a “Theatrical Concert” is and the not death classical music.
- This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by Ensemble for the Romantic Century Executive Artistic Director Eve Wolf.
- We discuss their new production “Tchaikovsky: None But the Lonely Heart,” premiering at BAM on March 5th – 9th.
- Eve also helps us take the pulse of classical music. We conclude that the patient is in fact NOT DEAD, no matter what the poorly researched and poorly written Slate piece by Mark Vanhoenacker claims.
- The Grammy winners are in. Minnesota wins for orchestral performance while taking the entire year off.
- Milwaukee Symphony concertmaster Frank Almond is tased and has his 1715 Stradivarius stolen while leaving a concert at Wisconsin Lutheran College. There’s a $100,000 reward being offered for the return of the instrument.
- RIP Singer-songwriter and activist Pete Seeger and revered conductor Claudio Abbado who served as music director of La Scala, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera and the Berlin Philharmonic.
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon joins the panel to discuss “Concerto 4-3”, the Baltimore Symphony’s redress, the Milwaukee Symphony’s balanced budget, Amanda Palmer paying musicians with beer & hugs and the legacy of William Duckworth.
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- This week on SoundNotion Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon joins the panel to discuss “Concerto 4-3”, commissions, collaborations and upcoming performances.
- Frank Oteri at NewMusicBox considers the strange brew of pieces found at concerts these days and a modern-day exquisite corpse.
- Kyle Gann remembers William Duckworth (1943-2012).
- Musical kids make smarter grown-ups.
- Amanda Palmer wants you to play on her tour for beer and hugs; she’ll keep the 1.2 million she got on Kickstarter.
- The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra has a balanced budget.
- The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is getting some new threads thanks to Parsons, The New School for Design.