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Yannick Nezet-Seguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Read Philadelphia Orchestra Reboots With New Music Director

October 18, 2012 – The world-renowned orchestra has revitalized, adding the youthful energy of Yannick Nézet-Séguin.

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The Minnesota Orchestra is one of many orchestras around the country dealing with labor disputes.

Read During Lockout Season, Orchestra Musicians Grapple With Their Future

October 10, 2012 – American symphonies have just begun a new season — but many musicians have yet to play a note.

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A still from the Minnesota musicians' YouTube campaign.

Read (More) Lockouts, Lawsuits And Losses

October 5, 2012 – A roundup of all the classical news that's fit to link.

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.

Read In Ohio, A Three-Way Musical Marriage Of Convenience

September 28, 2012 – After struggling with budget issues, the Dayton Philharmonic, Ballet and Opera banded together.

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Tenor Joseph Calleja, the 2012 Gramophone Artist of the Year.

Watch The 2012 Gramophone Awards: Some Surprises, Lots Of (Repeated) Familiar Names

September 27, 2012 – From Calleja to Abbado to Grosvenor, read about and hear some of the winners at this year's awards.

The Minnesota Orchestra may go on strike after management proposed to cut musicians' salaries by 28 percent.

Read Trouble In The Twin Cities: Two Orchestras In Labor Disputes

September 15, 2012 – Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra may be headed for a strike.

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The Atlanta Symphony performs at New York City's Carnegie Hall in 2011.

Read Atlanta Symphony Locked Out

September 11, 2012 – With the symphony's 68th season weeks away, it's uncertain whether the opening concert will happen.

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Robert Spano conducts members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, who are currently in a lock out labor dispute.

Read Why The Atlanta Symphony Matters: Five Recordings For The Lockout

September 6, 2012 – Celebrate the sound of the orchestra while it's silenced by a bitter labor dispute.

John Cage during his 1966 concert at the opening of the National Arts Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Read Music Is Everywhere: John Cage At 100

September 5, 2012 – Cage's most lasting influence may be in his ideas about the artistic freedom in breaking rules.

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Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Why We Fight About Pop Music

Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral <em>Become Ocean</em>.

Alaskan Composer Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

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