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Correction o’ the Day (Boston Symphony Orchestra Edition)

When the New York Times hits a sour note, it does its best to make amends. From Saturday’s Corrections: THE ARTS A music review on Monday about the Boston Symphony Orchestra, at Tanglewood, misidentified the instrument in Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto that was … Continue reading

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James Levine. Rhymes With Supine.

Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine – who’s headed to the Guinness Book of World Records in the category of Having the Most Jobs and Doing None of Them – is, not surprisingly, AWOL from his latest gig. Via … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging the ‘GBH Classical Radio Rumpus, Part 2

Grace notes from Tuesday night’s future-of-classical-music-in-Boston hoedown (all statistics via WGBH general manager John Voci): • Classical audience for WGBH: 120,000; for WCRB: 340,000 • WGBH classical audience: 71% are 55 or older; WGBH news audience: 1o-15 years younger • … Continue reading

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