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Maria Schneider’s Keynote Address at Jazz Connect 2017

Maria Schneider’s Keynote Address at Jazz Connect 2017

Imagine the absurdity if Bloomingdale’s would say: “Hey, Donna (Karan), we can only pay 4 cents per dress this year, but the exposure you’re getting is so good!” Maria Schneider believes composers and performers should… must… protect themselves in the digital age. (Article and photo Courtesy jazztimes.com)

What American Orchestras are Playing

What American Orchestras are Playing

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra surveyed the nation’s top 89 orchestras. Ravel’s Bolero is nowhere to be seen, Aaron Copland makes the list with Appalachian Spring. Sibelius and Rachmaninoff each score with a concerto and an orchestral work… and Beethoven still rules. What Orchestras are playing this season (Courtesy Baltimore Symphony Orchestra https://www.bsomusic.org)

Where are all the musicians this summer?

Where are all the musicians this summer?

Festivals all over the western U.S. are filled with players from the nation’s orchestras… The Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and Bravo! Vail are just 3 of the festivals within driving distance. Read the story here: (Courtesy Michael Cooper/http://www.nytimes.com/) (Photo: www.latour-vail.com)

A Musical Interlude

  Classical 95.5 KHFM invites you to experience a musical interlude featuring the Santa Fe Opera’s 2015 apprentice singers.  Join us at Buffalo Thunder Resort starting at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 28th, during this free event hosted by our own Brent Stevens in the hotel lobby kiva space.  This musical interlude will begin with…

Michael Kaiser: The Future of the Arts in America

Michael Kaiser: The Future of the Arts in America

A future where only a handful of performing companies exist, mainly in large cities. And only the rich can afford tickets. A depressing future for America’s Arts? “It is depressing,” says Kaiser. “But I don’t think the art world is served if we don’t discuss it, or by just wishing it away.” Read more here:…

Leonard Nimoy’s Hidden Talent

Leonard Nimoy’s Hidden Talent

CREDIT: Elizabeth Durand Streisand, Yahoo! Celebrity     Though he was best known as the hyper-rational Spock, Leonard Nimoy, who died of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease last week at 83, enjoyed a thriving second act outside of Hollywood. Specifically, the Star Trek icon became a notable photographer, producing several collections of provocative images that…

Internet Neutrality: 3 Things to know

Internet Neutrality: 3 Things to know

Confused about what Net Neutrality Means?   Here are 3 basic principals your carrier will have to follow: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/02/the-new-net-neutrality-policy-in-three-simple-phrases/386294/  (Courtesy: Tim Fernholz/theatlantic.com)

Santa Fe: Artsy Southwest Wonderland

Santa Fe: Artsy Southwest Wonderland

  Yahoo! Travel has 10 reasons to visit “laid-back, endearingly eccentric Santa Fe”.   Read about them here: https://www.yahoo.com/travel/10-reasons-to-visit-santa-fe-111502075567.html?soc_src=mags&soc_trk=tw (Courtesy Elissa Garay/Yahoo.com)

Classical Grammy WInners

Classical Grammy WInners

Here is the complete list of Grammy winners, and nominees, in Classical Music categories.             74. BEST ORCHESTRAL PERFORMANCE WINNER Adams, John: City Noir  David Robertson, conductor (St. Louis Symphony) Label: Nonesuch   Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Tout Un Monde Lointain; The Shadows Of Time  Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)…