The Arts Archive: February, 2011

Anna Nicole Smith: The Opera

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No joke. The Royal Opera House in London has premiered Anna Nicole, an opera based on the life of the late American sex symbol. The Guardian... Read more

Detroit Symphony Management Suspends Season

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At the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, where management and players have joined hands to damage that wonderful ensemble, guest conductors and soloists... Read more

Jurowski With Philadelphia Orchestra

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Readers often ask why we don’t revisit the same Philadelphia Orchestra programs several nights in a row and compare performances. The... Read more

Doctors: Muti Has Heart Condition

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Cardiologists say that a "common heart rhythm disturbance" was responsible for Riccardo Muti's collapse during a recent Chicago Symphony Orchestra... Read more

Philadelphia Orchestra Veteran Jumps to Barnes

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Linda Scribner Paskin, the polished and much-adored fund-raiser who has worn many hats at the Philadelphia Orchestra and Academy of Music,... Read more

Riccardo Muti Surgery "Successful"

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The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Northwestern Memorial Hospital last night released an update on Riccardo Muti: Chicago Symphony Orchestra... Read more

Conductors - Sidelined and Recovering

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While we're awaiting further word on the condition of Riccardo Muti, once again sidelined in Chicago, word comes that Vladimir Jurowski has... Read more

Riccardo Muti To Have Surgery

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti will undergo surgery today to repair the "multiple facial and jaw fractures" he sustained... Read more