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Philharmonic nabs principal trumpet from Chicago Symphony – May 05, 2016

Christopher Martin, the highly esteemed principal trumpet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, …

Jaap van Zweden to take the reins at New York Philharmonic – Jan 27, 2016

Jaap van Zweden will become music director designate of the New York …

Met’s “Bohème” provides warmth and comfort in a harsh world – Nov 25, 2015

Ramon Vargas and Barbara Frittoli in the Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini’s …

Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic deliver an edgy, electrifying Beethoven Fifth – Nov 19, 2015

Sir Simon Rattle conducted the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Beethoven’s Second and …

Curtain rings down on Gotham Chamber Opera – Oct 01, 2015

In 2013 Gotham Chamber Opera performed “Baden Baden,” a recreation of works …

Thorvaldsdottir named Philharmonic’s second Emerging Composer – Jun 07, 2015

Anna Thorvaldsdottir

The New York Philharmonic announced Friday that Anna Thorvaldsdottir has …

Marvin David Levy 1932-2015 – Feb 09, 2015

Marvin David Levy, the American composer who shot to fame at age …

After 20 years, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony are still coloring outside the lines – Nov 16, 2014

Michael Tilson Thomas will conduct the San Francisco Symphony in two programs …

Met reaches agreement with musicians union and chorus – Aug 18, 2014

The Metropolitan Opera reached an agreement early Monday morning with the musicians …

Philharmonic names new principal clarinet and bass – May 14, 2014

Anthony McGill

The New York Philharmonic has appointed Anthony McGill as principal …