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Johan Halvorsen - Oct 5, 2015 - olla-vogala /

Johan Halvorsen's Lost Violin Concerto Rediscovered by University of Toronto >>

After many years buried deep in the stacks of the University of Toronto's Faculty of Music Library, an important piece of musical heritage has just been rediscovered. The lost violin concerto of Norwegian composer Johan Halvorsen (1864-1935) -- thought to be either lost or destroyed for over a century -- was reported to have turned up in storage at the Faculty of Music Library with its original dedication to world-famous Canadian violinist Kathleen Parlow (1890-1963) inscribed on the cover.

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers to Release New Album, 'The American Masters,' Featuring Works by Barber, Corigliano and Mason Bates

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers to Release New Album, 'The American Masters,' Featuring Works by Barber, Corigliano and Mason Bates >>

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers will release 'The American Masters,' featuring works by Samuel Barber, John Corigliano and Mason Bates, on the eOne label on September 30.

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Makes Her Chicago Symphony Orchestra Debut with Mason Bates' Violin Concerto

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers Makes Her Chicago Symphony Orchestra Debut with Mason Bates' Violin Concerto >>

It's hard to believe that world-class violinist Anne Akiko Meyers hasn't yet played with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, but she will make her much-anticipated debut at Symphony Center on April 17. She and the CSO will present the Chicago premiere of Mason Bates' Violin Concerto under the direction of Leonard Slatkin.

The Column: Is Kickstarter Bad for Classical Music?

The Column: Is Kickstarter Bad for Classical Music? >>

Many think online crowd-sourced funding the answer to our prayers. Or it could be a nail in the coffin.

Prince William & Kate Middleton

The Column: A Classical Playlist for the Royal Baby…and Its Parents >>

Suddenly, all of my various social media bits and pieces, and a good deal of my Gmail inbox, are screaming at me that Princess Catherine (Kate, as she's known to most people who have never met her and aren't really on good enough terms to be that informal) is in "labour."

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