Table Of Contents: August 2013

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VISIONARY MAESTRO: GUSTAVO DUDAMEL BRINGING EL SISTEMA TO LOS ANGELES 

Vol. 78, No. 2

EDUCATION ISSUE

• Big-Screen Magic — The Met: HD Live in Schools
• Business Model: The Practical Side of Music Education
• Supply and Demand: Are There Too Many Conservatory Graduates?
• Sound Bites: Zachary Nelson
• A Brand-New Opera House in Linz
• Mannes Enters the Modern Era


Features
House Party in Linz thmb 813House Party in Linz
Voted a "European Capital of Culture" in 2009, Linz continues its dramatic reinvention with the opening of the Musiktheater am Volksgarten. SYLVIA L'ÉCUYER raises the curtain on the Austrian theater.
Lion Cub thmb 813The Lion Cub
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SCOTT BARNES talks to child performer Derek Johnson, who credits his success to a school choral-music program.
Business of Music thmb 813The Business of Music
ALLAN KOZINN looks at the growing number of career-management courses being taught at music schools and conservatories.
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CLEMENCY BURTON-HILL talks to Gustavo Dudamel, the dynamic music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, about his success in bringing El Sistema to the U.S.
ClassroomConnection thmb 813The Classroom Connection
TRISTAN KRAFT and F. PAUL DRISCOLL explore the impact The Met: HD Live in Schools has had on students and teachers.
Life After the Assembly Line thmb 813Life after the Assembly Line
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Are U.S. conservatories turning out too many musicians? PHILIP KENNICOTT wonders where all those conservatory graduates will find work once their school days are over.
Mannes Enters the Modern Era thmb 813Mannes Enters the Modern Era
With its centennial just a few seasons away, Mannes College The New School for Music has redefined its relationship to music education. MATTHEW SIGMAN reports.
Departments
Recordings
In Review
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A survey of Carlisle Floyd's work; the love of Prokofiev's life; Millington on Wagner and Bayreuth; a new translation of The Lady of the Camellias.
Aix Factor Foccroulle thmb 813The Aix Factor
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These days, the eyes of the international opera world are on the Aix-en-Provence Festival, which has earned a reputation for high musical standards and challenging stage productions. BRIAN KELLOW speaks with the festival's enterprising general director, Bernard Foccroulle.
Marriage of Equals thmb 813Marriage of Equals
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This month conductor/director Iván Fischer brings his Budapest Festival Orchestra back to the Mostly Mozart Festival for performances of Le Nozze di Figaro. ADAM WASSERMAN chats with the multi-skilled maestro about his collaborative approach to presenting opera.
Viewpoint Every Good Boy thmb 813Viewpoint: Every Good Boy Deserves Fun
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by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
OpWatch Winters thmb 813OperaWatch
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by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
On the Beat DeMaio thmb 813On the Beat
How Stephen De Maio helps fledgling careers take flight. by BRIAN KELLOW
Sound Bites Zachary Nelson thmb 813Sound Bites: Zachary Nelson
by BRIAN KELLOW
Obituaries Turner thmb 813Obituaries
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Beloved contralto Claramae Turner dies at ninety-two; soprano Delia Rigal.
Coda Opera Briefly thmb 813Coda: Opera Briefly
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by KYLE MACMILLAN
Dateline     
by TRISTAN KRAFT

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