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Tag Archives: New York City Opera
This week we shamelessly plug the our new SoundNotion network shows “Patch In” (with panelist Ben Fuhrman joining the usual SoundNotion panel) and “All the Cool Parts” from west coasts based composer Anthony Lanman. PLUS – The Minnesota Orchestra is BACK!
- This week on we shamelessly plug the our new SoundNotion network shows “Patch In” (with panelist Ben Fuhrman joining the usual SoundNotion panel) and “All the Cool Parts” from west coasts based composer/performer Anthony Lanman.
- FINALLY! The Minnesota Orchestra reaches a labor deal after only 15 short months. Some questions are still left unanswered however.
- The musicians of New York City Opera holding a reunion concert in February.
- Oscar nominations are out. A couple of new faces show up in the “Best Original Score” category.
- Hey composers! Got a great idea you can express in 16 notes or less. Get it built into a custom 3D printed music box from Music Drop.
- The music world says goodbye to jazz guitar innovator Jim Hall and centenarian composer H. Owen Reed.
Composer and NewMusicBox Founding Editor Frank J. Oteri joins the panel to discuss his controversial article on opera in New York City, the fictional Green Bay Philharmonic, upcoming commissions and recent performances.
- This week on SoundNotion, composer and NewMusicBox founding editor Frank J. Oteri joins the panel.
- We discuss his recent obituary of New York City Opera, some misconceptions about the organization’s downfall, the importance of promoting new works by American composers and his song cycle Versions of the Truth (check it out on ScoreStreet).
- He also told us about a new commission from The Young People’s Chorus of New York City and a Ned Rorem birthday recital featuring the duo of baritone/male soprano Phillip Cheah and pianist Trudy Chan.
- As the stalemate between musicians and management in Minnesota continues, State Representative Phyllis Kahn proposes community ownership of the ensemble. Hey, it works for the Green Bay Packers.
This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by orchestra business guru Drew McManus. We discuss the departure of Osmo Vänskä in Minnesota, the final demise of New York City Opera, the orchestra strike in Germany and the success of the Rest is Noise Festival.
- This week on SoundNotion, we’re joined by orchestra business guru, web design hero, arts job matchmaker, best-dressed panelist, and long-time friend of the show Drew McManus.
- He stopped by to discuss the the departure of Osmo Vänskä in Minnesota and what it means for the future of the group and its fans.
- Drew rolls up his sleeves for a grizzly post-mortem following New York City Opera‘s bankruptcy filing.
- The Berlin Philharmonic leads a country-wide, one-day strike of over 100 orchestras.
- And even the stagehands are getting in on the Orchestramageddon action at Carnegie Hall. However, the brief strike has already been resolved.
- BUT WAIT – There is some good news for orchestral music this week over at Jessica Duchen‘s blog. Southbank Centre‘s The Rest is Noise Festival is going gangbusters and bringing in new audiences.
- BUT WAIT (again) – According to Bob Shingleton at On An Overgrown Path, the news is not that great and the audiences not that new.
- And lastly, don’t forget to nominate us for People’s Choice Podcast Award this week in the Cultural/Arts category. That would be very cool of you. Thanks.
Flute and percussion chamber group A/B Duo (Meerenai Shim and Chris Jones) joins us this week to plug their new EP, upcoming performances and ROCKING! Plus an inflatable concert hall, the demise of New York City Opera, and What Would Beethoven Do?
- Flute and percussion chamber group A/B Duo (Meerenai Shim and Chris Jones) joins us this week to plug their new EP, upcoming performances and ROCKING!
- Sadly, New York City Opera will like file for bankruptcy protection and miss the remainder of the season.
- In the wake of 2012 tsunami, the new Ark Nova inflatable concert hall created by renowned Japanese architect Arata Isozaki and British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor will tour areas ravaged by the disaster.
- What Would Beethoven Do? Perhaps structure his Kickstarter a bit more realistically, be SN wishes them the best of luck.
- #FoTS Rob Deemer has some thoughts on updates to the National Core Arts Standards. (He’s advising the team.)
- Please take a moment to nominate SoundNotion for a People’s Choice Podcast Award in the “Cultural / Arts” category. Nominations open Tuesday, October 1.
This week on SoundNotion the Minnesota Orchestra is still locked and Throws a Gala!, New York City Opera gives the US premiere of Anna Nicole as their Kickstarter flounders, Pandora catches a break and John Adams has issues with #composerwhippersnappers.
- This week on SoundNotion the Minnesota Orchestra is still locked and Throws a Gala!
- The Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra plan and independent concert series for the the fall.
- In unbelievable orchestra news, the Los Angeles Philharmonic painlessly reaches a new labor deal.
- New York City Opera gives the US premiere of Anna Nicole but their Kickstarter is still floundering.
- The United States District Court gives Pandora a win.
- iTunes deals Pandora a body blow with the new iTunes radio.
- John Adams expresses strong concerns over #composerwhippersnappers.