For these musicians, transitioning can mean risking their careers — and their art.
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It teaches music to children in troubled neighborhoods and helped its city heal after riots. But the Baltimore Symphony is in crisis.
The company will give world premieres of ballets by Twyla Tharp and Gemma Bond, and the New York premiere of a Jessica Lang work.
At the end of Jaap van Zweden’s rookie season at the New York Philharmonic, and Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s at the Met Opera, they chatted. On neutral ground.
The orchestra wants to give its musicians fewer weeks of work. The players say that will affect quality.
This fall will feature international theater works that were once a staple of the discontinued Lincoln Center Festival.
The musical polymath will draw on her roots in folk and opera to write a piece based on the autobiography of an enslaved African-Muslim man.
Citing “technical demands,” the company will replace its revival of a video-heavy production of Berlioz’s “La Damnation de Faust” with concert performances.
The anonymous donation will buttress the endowment of an ensemble still rebuilding from a 2011 bankruptcy.