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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.
  • Eminent conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84

    Eminent conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84
    Lorin Maazel, an unusually brilliant conductor with an extraordinary mind, uncanny technique and an ability to sculpt performances of remarkable expressive beauty, died Sunday at the age of 84 in Virginia. A statement released by the Castleton Festival,...

    Conductor Maazel, who worked with CSO, dead at 84

    Conductor Maazel, who worked with CSO, dead at 84
    Lorin Maazel, the most prolific conductor of his generation, a child prodigy who performed with the New York Philharmonic at age 12 and later spent seven years as its music director, has died. He was 84. He died Sunday of complications from pneumonia at...

    Classical musicians and the terror of the audition

    Classical musicians and the terror of the audition
    Audition. The word can unleash terror in performers of all kinds, but perhaps none more than musicians seeking to fill scarce symphony orchestra openings. A fudged note, a slack attack, a harsh tone, a hint of hesitancy, a sagging pitch — any of...

    Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival

    Shakespeare gets performance art treatment at Norfolk festival
    Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company are again teaming up for a free outdoor performance art event July 25-27 in Norfolk's Town Point Park. "Moon Take Thy Flight" will explore the story of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" using actors,...