March 6th: Stopping crime with Mozart, stolen Stradivarius found and 2013 Met season announced.

Wednesday 6th March 2013

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Mozart Effect to stop crime in New Zealand?

New Zealand shop-owners have found a novel way of deterring crime – the music of Mozart


The Met: Live in HD announces 2013-14 season

Ten live Metropolitan Opera transmissions, including four new productions, will take place in 64 countries

BBC (via musicalchairs.info)

Bulgaria violin ‘may be Stradivarius stolen in London’

A violin recovered following a police operation in Bulgaria could be a Stradivarius made in 1696 which was stolen from a central London station

Courier Journal (via musicalchairs.info)

Louisville Orchestra and musicians reach 3-year contract

Three-year agreement calls for freezing wages for two years

Classical Source

New York Philharmonic Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow To Join Music Academy Of The West Faculty

Violinist Glenn Dicterow, the longest-serving concertmaster in the history of the New York Philharmonic, will join the celebrated string faculty at the Music Academy of the West for the Academy’s 2014 Summer School and Festival, campus officials have announced

Classical Source

Ava June Dies Aged 81

The English (London-born) soprano Ava June (Ava June Cooper, by marriage) has died at the age of 81







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