October

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Thrills are alive with sound of Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald revealed herself as not only possessing a stellar soprano voice, but also a sparkling wit, winning personality and a strong social consciousness and conscience.

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Skagos' “Anarchic” disregards the “laws” of its genre

Composed of two musical pieces, each over 30 minutes in length, the release offers a poetic perspective on the current state of the natural world.

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Locked-out musicians "devastated" by director's resignation

MINNEAPOLIS (PAI) -- Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, locked out of their jobs for the past year, were devastated by the Oct. 1 resignation of its music director, Osmo Vänskä, who quit when management refused to end the lockout in time for rehearsals for a concert at Carnegie Hall.

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New York City Opera files for bankruptcy

With the Oct. 3 announcement that New York City Opera is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the city and the entire country are losing a major cultural institution.