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FEB 03, 2016 - Huffington Post

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The Self-Employed Artist Trying to Survive in the Free Market

An article I wrote last year entitled "What Do Opera Singers Actually Get Paid" has been making the rounds again on social media lately. The questions and problems posed by this article are ongoing, so seeing the article resurface gave me the impetus to want to continue the discussion. That, and the fact that I just re-binge-watched Mozart in the ...

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FEB 01, 2016 - Huffington Post

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Really? We're Sitting With the Orchestra?! Beethoven's Fifth: From the Inside Out

On the subway after work one night, Mathilde noticed a fellow passenger carrying a violin case. "Do you play?" she asked. "Yes, I'm on my way to an audition," he replied. A musician herself, Mathilde beamed at the thought of playing with an orchestra in New York City. "This stop is, Times Square," the robotic voice of the subway announced. ...

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JAN 27, 2016 - Huffington Post

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Korean Cellist Emerged Champion at Julian Gargiulo's Carnegie Hall Competition

Steinway Artist Julian Gargiulo experimented two years ago when he invited musicians from top international conservatories, including student violinists, to compete for a place on stage with him at the Carnegie Recital Hall. Julian Gargiulo Photo credit: 2NYC After last year's sold-out event, organized by Julian and 2NYC, the composer called out to all student cellists to join this year's ...

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JAN 27, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Violinist Daniel Hope to honor his mentor, Yehudi Menuhin

The sterling British violinist Daniel Hope was 6 months old when he arrived in Europe in 1973 from his native South Africa, where his father, novelist and antiapartheid activist Christopher Hope, had been granted a visa to leave with the proviso that “he never return,” to quote his son’s biography. Hope’s earliest memories of Menuhin, who inspired and mentored him, ...

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JAN 26, 2016 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Royal Phil raises a handsome ruckus

The string players, when they’re all pulling together as one, produce a full-throated, plush texture, and the orchestra’s first-rate brass section injects weight and warmth into the proceedings. The explosive finale of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony on Sunday, or the granitic chords of Beethoven’s “Egmont” Overture and the central “Nimrod” movement of Elgar’s “Enigma” Variations on Monday, took on a grandeur ...

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