Five Quickies: Ballet Star and Son Stabbed, Classical's Hell Week, John Zorn at the Met, Graphic Scores, Stevie Nicks of Thrones

By Logan K. Young on Oct 07, 2013 01:49 PM 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 September.

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:

EXCLUSIVE: 'He Just Wanted to do Something Bad…He Wanted to Hurt:' Father Speaks Out About Protecting his 18-Month-Old Son During Madman's Scissors Attack in Riverside Park [New York Daily News]

Classical Music's Hell Week [The New Yorker]

Watch John Zorn and Mike Patton Terrorize the Met Museum for 11 77 Seconds! [SPIN]

Graphic Scores: Lively Alternative Ways of Writing Down Music [Financial Times]

Stevie Nicks Wants to Write Music for Game of Thrones [Paste]

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