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What American Orchestras are Playing

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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

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A Musical Interlude

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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 the Buffalo Dancers, followed by a performance by the Santa Fe Opera apprentice singers at 4:30 p.m.  Enjoy this production with a glass of wine or a tasty hors d’oeuvres, both of which will be made available.  Experience a Musical Interlude, Sunday, June 28th, made possible thanks to our partners at Buffalo Thunder Resort and the Santa Fe Opera.

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?

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“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.”

(Courtesy Jordan Levin/ Photo courtesy Lance Ozier)

Leonard Nimoy’s Hidden Talent

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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 highlighted subjects who are often marginalized by society due to characteristics such as weight, sexuality, and religion. Not surprisingly, Nimoy’s exploration of that last subject sparked controversy — controversy that did not go unremarked when he died.

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