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Peter Maxwell Davies’s New Opera, ‘Kommilitonen!’

NY Times - Mon, 11/14/2011 - 00:14
The new opera “Kommilitonen! (Young Blood!)” by Peter Maxwell Davies, to be presented by Juilliard this week, was written about and for students.

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Anthony Santos Has New Album and TV Project

NY Times - Sun, 11/13/2011 - 09:00
Anthony Santos of Aventura has a newly released solo album with contributions from stars representing many musical genres as well as a TV pilot coming up.

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Character Study: Orville Davis, a Musician and Cowboy — Character Study

NY Times - Sun, 11/13/2011 - 02:38
Orville Davis, a cowboy and musician, first came to New York on vacation but stayed for the music work.

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City Opera Strategy Relies Heavily on Donations

NY Times - Sun, 11/13/2011 - 01:30
The struggling New York City Opera will mostly rely on donated income, not ticket sales, for many years.

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Judy Garland Impersonator Tommy Femia of Brooklyn

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 20:20
It was hard as a teenager for Tommy Femia to come out as gay; now, as he performs “Over the Rainbow” in drag, his family cheers him on.

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EMI Is Sold for $4.1 Billion, Consolidating the Music Industry

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 10:48
EMI’s recorded music operations will be sold to Universal for $1.9 billion and its publishing business will go to a group led by Sony for $2.2 billion.

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Iridium, Jazz Guitar Shrine, Expands Beyond Jazz to Survive

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 10:11
The Iridium, known for its association with the jazzman Les Paul, is trying to lure rock fans too.

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Music Review: Huelgas Ensemble at White Light Festival - Review

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 07:00
Voices are layered richly in multiple-part harmonies in the works from the 15th to 17th centuries performed by the Huelgas Ensemble as part of Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival.

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How Ryan Raddon Became the $200,000-a-Night D.J. Known as Kaskade

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 06:55
A 40-year-old recreational snowboarder who neither drinks nor does drugs is one of the biggest stars on the global club scene.

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Music Review: Bernard Haitink and New York Philharmonic - Review

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 06:30
Bernard Haitink is conducting the New York Philharmonic in a program of familiar works.

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Music Review: ‘Dark Sisters,’ by Nico Muhly - Review

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 02:14
“Dark Sisters,” Nico Muhly’s chamber opera that had its premiere on Wednesday at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater of John Jay College, tells of crisis for a polygamous family in a renegade Mormon enclave in the American Southwest.

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Music Review: Defining the Art of Gravity With Strings and a Bow

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 01:45
Revered widely as a fiddler’s fiddler, Leonidas Kavakos possesses flawless technique and a knack for conveying intensity without resorting to histrionics.

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Music Review: Allen Stone at S.O.B.’s - Review

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 01:45
Allen Stone did not look the part, but he reached back four decades with introspective soul music in a show at S.O.B.’s.

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Calle 13 Wins Big at Latin Grammys

NY Times - Sat, 11/12/2011 - 00:00
The Puerto Rican hip-hop group with pan-American appeal and a raunchy sense of humor won for album of the year, record of the year and song of the year.

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Music Review: Escher String Quartet at Alice Tully Hall - Review

NY Times - Fri, 11/11/2011 - 23:15
The Escher String Quartet’s performance at Alice Tully Hall on Sunday was even more impressive given some recent personnel changes.

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ArtsBeat Blog: To Cut Costs, Dallas Symphony to Drop Five Concerts Next Season

NY Times - Fri, 11/11/2011 - 21:15
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra will cut back on the number of subscription concerts it performs amid a cash crunch.

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ArtsBeat Blog: Vivendi to Buy EMI's Recorded Music Business for $1.9 Billion

NY Times - Fri, 11/11/2011 - 19:18
Vivendi, the French media and telecommunications company, has agreed to acquire the recorded music division of the EMI Group for about $1.9 billion.

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At Sony Music, a Plan to Dominate the Industry

NY Times - Fri, 11/11/2011 - 13:21
Doug Morris, the new chief of Sony Music Entertainment, says his goal is to “create the pre-eminent record company in the world.”

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Classical Music/Opera Listings for Nov. 11 — 17

NY Times - Fri, 11/11/2011 - 09:45
A selected guide to classical music performances in New York.

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Jazz Listings for Nov. 11 — 17

NY Times - Fri, 11/11/2011 - 09:45
A selected guide to jazz performances in New York.

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