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Liner Notes Vol. XVIII

Written by Elizabeth Bloom on .

It's almost fall, and you know what that means: Pittsburgh's classical scene is about to return to full force. Prep for the busy concert schedule with a few pieces from the world of music journalism:

From the Boston Globe, the Boston Symphony's music director Andris Nelsons and the role of the orchestral conductor https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2015/08/08/reading-cues/dxRlwKRQs4CZMJJGjwfI3M/story.html 

From the New York Times, the staging of rape scenes in modern opera productions http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/19/arts/music/when-cries-of-rape-are-heard-in-opera-halls.html 

From San Francisco Classical Voice, an interview with the Louisville Symphony's 28-year-old music director, Teddy Abrams https://www.sfcv.org/events-calendar/artist-spotlight/teddy-abrams-an-ambitious-conductor-tackling-big-questions 

From WQXR, why new operas rarely get revivals http://www.wqxr.org/#!/story/why-do-contemporary-operas-rarely-get-revivals/ 

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