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Conductor Oramo ends UK’s Proms season with plea for music for children

LONDON (Reuters) – Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom’s BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out … Continue reading

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Conductor Oramo ends UK’s Proms season with plea for music for children

LONDON (Reuters) – Finnish conductor Sakari Oramo brought the 120th season of the United Kingdom’s BBC Proms festival of classical music to a close in London on Saturday with a plea for children around the world not to lose out … Continue reading

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Conductor Marc Minkowski: horses, Mozart made for each other

VERBIER Switzerland (Reuters) – French-American conductor Marc Minkowski loves music and his second passion is horses, so he is combining the two at a concert that will open the annual Mozart Week festival in Salzburg next year. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84, led New York Philharmonic

(Reuters) – Conductor Lorin Maazel, a child prodigy who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Munich Philharmonic, died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to music festival he founded. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Handel with saxophone is music to conductor Jarvi’s ears

LONDON (Reuters) – Conductor Kristjan Jarvi sometimes imagines sitting in the audience for a concert and thinking that if he wasn’t up on stage, he wouldn’t want to be there. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies aged 80

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, a former director of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, has died aged 80 after a long illness, Milan opera house Teatro alla Scala said on Monday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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A Minute With:-Royal Opera’s Pappano: “No idea I’d be a conductor”

LONDON (Reuters) – Antonio Pappano was not born in Italy but his parents were and that, he says, explains a lot about why someone who never had conservatory training is now the music director of the Royal Opera House at … Continue reading

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A Minute With:-Royal Opera’s Pappano: “No idea I’d be a conductor”

LONDON (Reuters) – Antonio Pappano was not born in Italy but his parents were and that, he says, explains a lot about why someone who never had conservatory training is now the music director of the Royal Opera House at … Continue reading

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A Minute With:-Royal Opera’s Pappano: “No idea I’d be a conductor”

LONDON (Reuters) – Antonio Pappano was not born in Italy but his parents were and that, he says, explains a lot about why someone who never had conservatory training is now the music director of the Royal Opera House at … Continue reading

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Security tight as conductor Zubin Mehta faces the music in Indian Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) – A planned concert by the Bavarian State Orchestra and renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Indian-controlled Kashmir has angered separatist groups in the disputed Himalayan region, and security forces are mounting a major operation to keep the … Continue reading

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