Summer Arts Moves

Thomas Hong is the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's new assistant conductor, the Post-Gazette reports. Hong has degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, Temple University and Philadelphia Biblical University...Another Curtis grad, Adrian Anantawan, is the subject of a CBC documentary.

You may remember that the violinist, born without a right hand, was the subject of an Inquirer article a few years back...And yet another Curtis grad, violinist Hilary Hahn, gets a bright spotlight when she is interviewed by Norman Lebrecht on the BBC...

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Maybe you noticed that The Thinker is missing.Auguste Rodin’s sculpture has been moved from the Rodin Museum to the Great Stair Hall at the Philadelphia Museum of Art until renovations to its home are completed this fall...

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and music director Mario Venzago are parting ways. The Swiss-born maestro and orchestra president Simon Crookall didn't see eye to eye, according to a report...

Compensation in the financial services sector may be recovering, but contractions at orchestras continue. Musicians of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra are taking another pay cut - this one 12.5 percent, the Sun says.

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