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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Opera Is Dead?

Alan Fletcher | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Alan Fletcher

Recent catastrophes like the lockouts in Minnesota and Atlanta at least brought to the fore questions about how to fund these organizations, what can be cut and what can't be cut, what one community can manage (rather than a cookie-cutter approach), what a community needs and thus will stretch for.

Why Failing Orchestras Are the Problem of Every American

David Donnelly | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts
David Donnelly

You may have heard this story before: classical music is in decline, music education is so important, but why should you care? Failing orchestras create severe economic, social, and cultural repercussions for our nation as a whole. This is very much your problem.

Zombieland: American Orchestras Face Scary Future

David Beem | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
David Beem

These are heady times for the League of American Orchestras and their ilk. Hardly a week goes by without another orchestra lockout or strike. If ever the musicians needed an industry watchdog, it's today.

Lucas Kavner

Strings Attached: Orchestras Across The Country Locked Out Of Symphony Halls | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts

This hasn't been a good month for concert musicians. As orchestras across the country continue to tighten their belts, players are being asked to make...

Atlanta Symphony Stops Paying Musicians, Locks Them Out

Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

In mid-August the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, in an effort to alleviate what would grow to become $20 million in the next year, struck a peculiar barg...

Katherine Brooks

Atlanta Musicians Come Up With Controversial Solution To Save Symphony | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts

Facing debt that could equal $20 million by 2013, musicians and management staff from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra met yesterday in hopes of reachin...

A Surprising Side of Atlanta: Celebrities and Aficionados Unite

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

The thought of going to Atlanta was anything but inspiring. But then I saw Jennifer Aniston leaving my hotel. And Cindy Crawford getting into the elevator. Maybe Atlanta is cool after all!

Wynton Marsalis Awarded French Legion of Honor in NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Wynton Marsalis received France’s highest distinction last week in New York – the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor, an honor t...