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2009-03-18 11:26:00

ALEC BALDWIN NARRATES COPLAND'S LINCOLN PORTRAIT ON OPENING NIGHT RENOWNED SOLOISTS INCLUDE YO-YO MA, JOSHUA BELL, JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, GIL SHAHAM, ANDRE WATTS AND EMANUEL AX MARVIN HAMLISCH, ERICH KUNZEL AND JEFF TYZIK GUEST CONDUCT THREE POPS PROGRAMS -- A FIRST AT SPAC SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saratoga Performing Arts Center has announced the 2009 summer season of its resident company, The Philadelphia Orchestra, August 5-22.

2008-09-29 21:00:22

The papers of legendary conductor, arranger and broadcaster Andre Kostelanetz have been donated to the Library of Congress by his estate. Kostelanetz died in 1980. The gift is a veritable treasure trove for students of 20th century music and broadcasting.

2008-09-22 09:00:35

The papers of legendary conductor, arranger and broadcaster Andre Kostelanetz have been donated to the Library of Congress by his estate. Kostelanetz died in 1980. The gift is a veritable treasure trove for students of 20th century music and broadcasting.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.