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Musical Makeover: Tod Machover and Detroit Symphony Orchestra Turn City into 'Symphony in D' Musical Portrait

Musical Makeover: Tod Machover and Detroit Symphony Orchestra Turn City into 'Symphony in D' Musical Portrait >>

Professor of music and media at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tod Machover, has been on a musical exploration and he is using Detroit as his landscape. In collaboration with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Machover turns the Motor City into a new piece entitled 'Symphony in D.'

Organist Cameron Carpenter to Perform Music for Horror Film ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ at Symphony Center on Halloween

Organist Cameron Carpenter to Perform Music for Horror Film ‘The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari’ at Symphony Center on Halloween >>

Maverick organist Cameron Carpenter will perform his original macabre score to 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari' during a screening of the classic silent film at Symphony Center on Halloween.

Police Drummer Stewart Copeland Joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Perform His Original Score to Silent Film ‘Ben-Hur’

Police Drummer Stewart Copeland Joins the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Perform His New Score to Silent Film ‘Ben-Hur’ >>

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform Stewart Copeland's new score for the silent film 'Ben-Hur' during a screening of the film at Orchestra Hall on Tuesday, October 14.

Minnesota Orchestra Survives 15-Month Lockout, Announces Shortened 2014 Concert Season (Feat. Vänskä) >>

A new era in the history of the Minnesota Orchestra will begin next month, when the re-united orchestra will present its first performances in Orchestra Hall after a long and often bitter contract dispute that dragged on for 15 months.

Anonymous $4 Million Gift to Sphinx Organization Bolsters Scholarship for Black and Latino Musicians >>

The Sphinx Organization, which offers intensive musical training and performance opportunities to young Black and Latino musicians, recently received a $4 million gift from an anonymous benefactor. The gift will enable Sphinx to expand its numerous educational and training programs.

Baritone Matthias Goerne Sings ‘Die Schöne Müllerin’ with Christoph Eschenbach at Chicago's Orchestra Hall >>

The vast expanse of Chicago’s Orchestra Hall will be transformed into a more intimate venue for a series of Schubert song recitals, starting with baritone Matthias Goerne and pianist Christoph Eschenbach performing the song cycle 'Die Schöne Müllerin' on Sunday, January 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Minnesota Orchestra Year End Financial Results: Lots of Positives, Insist Board >>

Financial results at the troubled Minnesota Orchestra are much stronger than might have been expected, say upbeat board. Hits, yes, but lots of relatively good news on which to build.

WATCH: Leonard Slatkin Leads the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Children's Choir in “Go Get ‘Em Tigers!” >>

The Detroit Tigers' bid for the World Series began last Friday, and no group has been more spirited in their support than the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, who played "Go Get Em Tigers!"--complete with Tigers baseball caps and team colors proudly displayed.

Could New Minnesota Orchestra Contract Offer be Last Chance Saloon? >>

More from the turmoil at the Minnesota Orchestra. A press release has gone out announcing a fourth contract proposal for musicians from management. They--both sides presumably--will be earnestly hoping that this gets them back to work. But that will all depend on the detail where, as the saying goes, the devil is often to be found.

Minnesota Orchestra Chief Michael Henson Considers Life Without Osmo Vänskä >>

Politicians weigh their words very carefully. So, given the current volatile climate, so must American orchestra chiefs. None more so, though, than Michael Henson, boss of the Minnesota Orchestra, which has become a flashpoint for the strained negotiations between players and management hitting so many bands across the U.S.

Janelle Monáe feat. Chicago Symphony Orchestra #PHOTOS >>

LIVE from Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center (May 20, 2013).

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