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News: Classical Music

Edo de Waart Named Milwaukee Symphony Music Director
04 Jan 2008

Dutch conductor Edo de Waart has been named the next music director of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, effective with the 2009-10 season.

New York Philharmonic Launches Multimedia Website, "Luciano Berio's Musical Odyssey"
27 Dec 2007
The New York Philharmonic has launched a multimedia website devoted to Luciano Berio (19252003), one of the most significant composers of the modern era. The new minisite, titled "Luciano Berio's Musical Odyssey" and available via (c

photo by Hong Kong Philharmonic
Edo de Waart

The Naked Violin© - Tasmin Little to Release Next Recording as Free Download
27 Dec 2007 -- In a step beyond the pay-what-you-wish experiment undertaken by Radiohead and Barbara Hendricks, British violinist Tasmin Little is issuing her next recording as a digital download available

Chicago Symphony's Label Schedules Third Release, First to Be Download-Only
27 Dec 2007 -- The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has announced the third release on its new record label, CSO Resound. The recording, of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5, is the first to be issued strictly as a digital download.

Violinist Arrested for Fraud Immediately After Concert (26 Dec 2007)

Sting's John Dowland Disc Tops Billboard Year-End Classical Chart for Second Year
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Is Fifth for 2007
(21 Dec 2007)

Rattle Berlin Phil Mahler 9th Airs Jan. 7 on PBS's Great Performances (21 Dec 2007)

Bartoli, Bell, Ma Climb Billboard Classical Chart; Philip Glass Arrives on Crossover (!) Chart (21 Dec 2007)

Honolulu Symphony Runs Out of Money to Pay Musicians (20 Dec 2007)

Barenboim and Ensemble Cancel Gaza Concert After Palestinian Musician Detained at Border (20 Dec 2007)

Dallas Symphony Chief Signs On with St. Louis Symphony (18 Dec 2007)

LA Phil Chief Deborah Borda Receives Medal from Univ. of Southern California (18 Dec 2007)

Philadelphia Orchestra Signs Danail Rachev as Assistant Conductor (18 Dec 2007)

Free 'New York Philharmonic Offstage' Program to Feature Susan Graham on Jan. 9 (17 Dec 2007)

Carnegie Hall and New York Philharmonic to Present Major Bernstein Festival in 2008 (17 Dec 2007)

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