28th February: Pacific Symphony receives $2m gift & Leonard Slatkin encourages concert audience to use phone cameras

Friday 28th February 2014

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Pacific Symphony Receives $2 Million Gift From James and Catherine Emmi

Pacific Symphony recently received a generous gift of $2 million from long-time board member James Emmi and his wife, Catherine, providing continued support for orchestral operations and endowment.


Mozart Undone: ‘Everything has to be hosed down afterwards’

Condoms, mud, bluegrass – Imogen Tilden finds out how the Danish craze for the ‘theatre concert’ has shaken up Mozart

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Leonard Slatkin encourages concert audience to use mobile phone cameras

Conductor Leonard Slatkin surprised attendees at a Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert by encouraging them to take photos and videos of the performance with their phones, and to post them on the internet via social media.


Regime change in Bayreuth – and Dresden

The departure of Eva Wagner-Pasquier from the festival that bears her family name is of less importance than a sacking in Dresden, says Rupert Christiansen


Violinist for a cause: Vasculitis awareness

Violin for Vasculitis: Allison Lint plans to play her violin in all 50 states, to raise awareness for vasculitis, a disease she’s been living with since she was a teenager.

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