The Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra perform Beethoven's Fidelio in January 2011 at the Benjamin and Maria Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, Ohio. Courtesy of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance hide caption

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In Ohio, A Three-Way Musical Marriage Of Convenience

After struggling with budget issues, the Dayton Philharmonic, Ballet and Opera banded together to form a single arts organization.

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Trouble In The Twin Cities: Two Orchestras In Labor Disputes

Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra may be headed for a strike.

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Pianist Van Cliburn made a surprise appearance at the 50th Anniversary Van Cliburn Competition Gold Medalists concert in Fort Worth, Texas Sept. 6. Courtesy of the Van Cliburn Foundation hide caption

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The Atlanta Symphony performs at New York City's Carnegie Hall in 2011. Jennifer Taylor hide caption

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Atlanta Symphony Locked Out

With the symphony's 68th season just weeks away, it's uncertain whether the opening concert will happen.

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Music Is Everywhere: John Cage At 100

Cage's most lasting influence may be in his ideas — about the boundaries between noise and music and the artistic freedom that comes from breaking the rules.

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Violinist Nicola Benedetti, whose interview with the Scottish Sun this week sparked a furor — including the writer being called a "numpty," or fool. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Christoph von Dohnanyi and the Boston Symphony play Beethoven in the opening night concert of the Tanglewood Festival's 75th anniversary. Hilary Scott/Boston Symphony hide caption

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