New 'Lipinski' Strad Images Released. $100k Reward for Instrument's Safe Return

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A series of new, high quality, detailed images of the 1715 'Lipinski' Stradivarius, stolen in a violent armed robbery in Milwaukee on January 27th,...

Joseph Young Named New Assistant Conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has today announced American conductor Joseph Young as their new Assistant Conductor - and as the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra's...

BREAKING | 3 Arrested Over Milwaukee 'Lipinski' Strad Robbery. Instrument Still Not Recovered.

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The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office has today announced that 3 people have been detained in police custody in relation to the armed robbery...

'Lipinski' Strad Owner Releases Statement Following Violent Robbery and Theft

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The anonymous owner of the 1715 'Lipinski Stradivarius' violin, violently stolen last Monday from Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond, has released a public...

SAD NEWS | German Maestro Gerd Albrecht has Died – Aged 78

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German conductor Gerd Albrecht has died following a serious illness – aged 78. He served Principal positions with the Czech Philharmonic, Danish Radio Symphony, Deutsche Oper...

SAD NEWS | Cash-Strapped Memphis Symphony to 'Wind Down' or Close at End of 13/14 Season

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The Memphis Symphony Orchestra has today announced that barring a massive funding injection, the orchestra will significantly 'wind down' or cease operations in May...

'A Late Quartet' Star Philip Seymour Hoffman Found Dead in NY Apartment - Aged 46

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Academy Award-winning actor, and star of the 2012 American drama film 'A Late Quartet', Philip Seymour Hoffman has died from a suspected heroin overdose - aged 46. A...

Milstein and Du Pre's Legendary Manager Harold Shaw has Died - Aged 90

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Legendary American Artist Manager Harold Shaw has passed away from pancreatic cancer – aged 90. His New York-based talent agency Shaw Concerts, was among the...

NEW TO YOUTUBE | Sergey Khachatryan - Sibelius Violin Concerto, September 2013

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VC ‘Young Artist’ Sergey Khachatryan performing Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor – with conductor Tugan Sokhiev and the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recorded live on September...

Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja Named New St Paul Chamber Orch 'Artistic Partner'

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The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra has today announced Soviet-born violin virtuoso Patricia Kopatchinskaja as their new 'Artistic Partner'. Rather than appoint a traditional 'Music Director',...

$100,000 Reward Posted for Safe Return of Stolen $5 Million 'Lipinski' Strad

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A USD $100,000 reward has today been announced for information leading to the safe return of the 1715 'Lipinski' Stradivarius - stolen in a...

UK Brain Study Commissioned to Understand and Treat Chronic Earworms

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Scientists at Newcastle University, in England have began complex analysis of a 69 year old woman's brain activity in a hope to gain a...

Australia's (Definitely) Got Talent! Meet the Amazing Han Brothers

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12 year old violinist Oscar Han from Sydney, and his 10 year old brother, pianist Joshua Han have recently captured the hearts, and the votes,...

$5 Million 'Lipinski' Stradivarius Stolen in Violent Milwaukee Armed Robbery

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The 1715 'Lipinski' Stradivarius, on indefinite loan to Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Frank Almond, has been stolen during a violent armed robbery, on Monday...

SAD NEWS | Juilliard Former Dean Stephen Clapp Has Passed Away – Aged 74

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Violinist and former The Juilliard School Dean Stephen Clapp has passed away from cancer – aged 74. A student of Dorothy DeLay, Ivan Galamian and Andor...

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