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San Francisco Symphony Names Esa-Pekka Salonen As Its Music Director

December 5, 2018

In a surprise move, the orchestra announced Wednesday that it is bringing composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen aboard as its music director, beginning in September 2020.

University Of Michigan Ensemble 'Gives A Voice' To Nazi Prisoners Through Unearthed Music

December 2, 2018

While conducting research at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, a music theory professor discovered manuscripts of music that haven't been heard since World War II.

DJ Sessions: Listening To Franz Schubert — 'Ave Maria' And Beyond

November 30, 2018

Schubert, the Viennese composer who died at the age of 31 in 1828, is known for a number of memorable melodies, which he often composed to illustrate poems.

How The 'New World' Symphony Introduced American Music To Itself

November 24, 2018

Sometimes it takes an outsider to see a culture clearly. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak's Ninth Symphony was an ode to what American music could become.

Violinist Lucia Micarelli Does It All — Touring, Recording, Acting And More

November 22, 2018

Violinist Lucia Micarelli defies the limits of what music can be played on a violin. She’s with us.

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