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$3.5 Million Grant Launches Initiative to Diversify the Next Generation of Musicians

CMPI will support promising young musicians from underrepresented backgrounds and low-income households in order to diversify the next generation of musicians.

Cleveland Orchestra fires 2 musicians over sexual misconduct

The orchestra on Wednesday announced the dismissals of concertmaster William Preucil and principal trombonist Massimo La Rosa.

How Gabriela Montero Uses the Piano for Political Protest

"I wrote Ex Patria in 2011 to honor the 19,336 victims of homicide that year in Venezuela."

Why Composer Max Richter Wants To Put You to Sleep

Composer Max Richter wants people to doze off during his latest composition, SLEEP, which he calls an “8-hour lullaby.”

Kent Nagano’s ‘Violent Shift from the Status Quo’

This idea of hearing something new in live music underscores Nagano's overall outlook of the concert experience.