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Orchestras 'still hostile to women'
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Prejudice and hostile attitudes keep the upper echelons of classical music off-limits to many women, arts chief Jude Kelly has said. The top of the profession is still "a place of too great an absence for women", she said. "Women still tell me they …

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RVA's classical music revolution – RVANews
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RVA's classical music revolution began in August 2012 when Ellen Cockerham, Richmond Symphony's principal second violinist, brought together fifteen fellow Symphony musicians to perform a virtual chamber music 1 …

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Is classical music dead? | NewsCut | Minnesota Public Radio News
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If classical music was merely becoming the realm of the old—an art form that many of us might grow into appreciating—that might be manageable. But Sandow's data on the demographics of classical audiences suggest …

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Kinderliedjes (BabyTV) – Concertino (Classical Music) (01)
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Kinderliedjes (BabyTV) – Concertino (Classical Music) (01)
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9 Performances That Show How Incredible Live Music Can Really Be
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Elvis Presley may have ruled the 1950s both on television and off, but in 1958, a young violin prodigy named Itzahk Perlman appeared as a guest on the Ed Sullivan Show, and was catapulted to a level of superstardom unheard of for classical musicians.

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Guide Awards 2013 Best Classical: Solent Symphony Orchestra
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… to keep it going.' A former Royal Marines bandsman, Steve is now a senior figure in Portsmouth Music Service, and busy as teacher and instrumentalist. This is the first time the SSO has won a Guide award – Steve won Best Classical Music Act in 2009.

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10 Really Weird Pieces of Classical Music | Mental Floss
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Classical music seems to have a reputation for being straight-laced, stuffy, and obsessed with rules. But over the centuries, hundreds of composers have tested the boundaries of musical expression in strange and unique …

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Exclusive: Nobel Winner says 'In the US, classical music is …
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about your musical training and its impact on your research skills? Thomas Südhof (TS): The qualities I learned from my training in classical music, in particular in bassoon, are multifarious and varied. Let me list a few. First …

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