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Maestro Yuri Temirkanov Returns to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra >>

Maestro Yuri Temirkanov is returning to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 'Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky: Temirkanov Returns.' The famed Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, will be paying homage to two of Russia’s finest composers, with Denis Matsuev on the Piano.

Serhiy Salov

NJSO's World Premiere of Darryl Kubian's 'O for a Muse of Fire,' Works by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky Feat. Serhiy Salov >>

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will give the world premiere of Darryl Kubian’s commissioned work "O for a Muse of Fire" as part of its New Jersey Roots Project. The program will also include masterworks by Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky featuring pianist Serhiy Salov. Jacques Lacombe will conduct the performances.

Houston Symphony Welcomes Andrés Orozco-Estrada Amid Surge in Donations, Subscriptions >>

The Houston Symphony has a lot to celebrate for their 100th anniversary. As they ready the arrival of music director designate Andrés Orozco-Estrada--he'll conduct four programs this season--the ensemble has announced some excellent news on the financial front, as well.

UPDATE: Fans Have Chosen the Program for Pianist Valentina Lisitsa's New York Debut at 92Y >>

Two months ago, Valentina Lisitsa invited her fans to vote on possible programs for her New York piano recital debut. Here's what her fans decided.

YouTube Pianist Valentina Lisitsa Letting You Choose Program for New York Recital Debut at 92Y, Prizes Also Available >>

As if Classicalite needed another reason to <3 Valentina Lisitsa, YouTube's native pianist has gone and given us yet another one. Sorry, make that three (3). And before you ask, no, it's not a "Pearls Before Breakfast" triplicate.

BREAKING: Minnesota Orchestra Cancels Summer, Too >>

Musicians from the Minnesota Orchestra have been locked out in salary disputes that recently passed the 10-month mark, becoming the longest of any U.S. symphony in decades. Sorry, Alfred Che Newman; it appears there will be no sounds of summer, either.

50 Shades of Grey: The Classical Album

Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album - 'Adagio Sostenuto' from Piano Concerto #2 (15x50) >>

Going track-by-track, in 50 words or less, through all 15 of E.L. James' favorite classical music. Today...'Adagio Sostenuto' from Piano Concerto #2 (15x50).

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