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The Times

Classical: Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival review
The Times
It was, astonishingly, the 40th Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival this year, and the midweek slice of four events I caught left me paused between nostalgia and surprise, and between admiration and scepticism. I have attended most of these ...

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 19:01

STLtoday.com

Music review: An evening of Vivaldi from McGegan and the SLSO
STLtoday.com
It's not often that program notes for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra lack dates for the first or most recent performances for the majority of the selections. That was the case, though, with this week's all-Vivaldi concerts by the SLSO and guest ...

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 15:28

The Independent

Sexual harassment plaguing classical music sector, study finds | The ...
The Independent
There is a “high level” of discrimination and sexual harassment in the classical music sector, a new study has found. Some 60 per cent of respondents said they had experienced discrimination of some sort, with the majority reporting it took the form of ...
Six in 10 classical music workers harassed, UK survey finds | World ...The Guardian

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 11:48

London Handel Players Visit Detroit for Debut Performance, Today
Broadway World
London Handel Players Visit Detroit for Debut Performance, Today The London Handel Players, one of the world's premier Baroque ensembles, makes its metropolitan Detroit debut on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit's Signature Series Saturday, December ...

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 10:03

PBS NewsHour

This duo plays rock 'n' roll using only two cellos
PBS NewsHour
But, as NewsHour Weekend's Phil Hirschkorn reports, the musical duo known as 2cellos has changed that. He caught up with them on a recent tour stop here in New York. 2 Cellos: “Good evening, New York!” Phil Hirschkorn: 2 Cellos don't deliver a typical ...

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 16:02

ConcertoNet

The Classical Music Network
ConcertoNet
It was impossible not to imagine Ad Reinhart's abstract, mystical monochromatic paintings during the second half of the Austrian Cultural Center performance last night. Composer Christian F. Schiller had devised a colorful ensemble to perform his ...

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 14:38

The Guardian

Six in 10 classical music workers harassed, UK survey finds
The Guardian
About 60% of respondents said they had been harassed, with orchestras and ensembles singled out as the “primary place”, the survey carried out by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) found. It also found that 70% of self-employed workers in the ...
Sexual harassment common in classical music sector, research findsBelfast Telegraph

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 10:25

Daily Telegraph

Gold Coast City Council plays classical music to deter anti-social behaviour
Daily Telegraph
Notorious hangouts of hoodlums and homeless people in the Southport CBD on the Gold Coast are now home to speakers blaring out classical music symphonies to discourage anti-social behaviour. The brainchild of colourful Gold Coast City councillor Dawn ...

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Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 08:14

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