Five Quickies: NBA Lockout Musical, Hottest Opera Directors, Bryce Dessner and Kronos, Kris Goessens Suicide, Debussy's Doodle

By Logan K. Young on Aug 23, 2013 02:31 AM EDT

News gets made fresh everyday.

And with the world's best musicians, singers, dancers and actors going back to repertory work after their summer stocks, there's more good news happening now than there was, say, back in June.

So, in an effort to keep all you Classicalites abreast of each and every situation, we'll be trawling the web for the best headlines--those stories, those people making the biggest waves.

Here, then, is today's news:

The Lockout: A Musical for NBA-Loving Chicago [Chicago Tribune] 

Boo or Bravo: Hot Opera Directors [Bloomberg]

The National's Bryce Dessner Announces Kronos Quartet Collaborative Album Aheym [Pitchfork]

Dutch Jazz Pianist Kris Goessens Commits Suicide at 46 [Jazzenzo]

Google Doodle: Claude Debussy's 151st Birthday [Google]

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