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A window-screen view toward conductor Marin Alsop's studio, badly damaged during the hurricane.

Read Storm Scores: Finding Poignant Reminders In Water-Damaged Music

November 3, 2012 – A conductor considers scores in her personal library that were struck by Hurricane Sandy.

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St. Paul Chamber Orchestra violists Evelina Chao and Maiya Papach wage battle in happier times.

Read Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week

October 26, 2012 – From Minnesota lockouts to a "pop-up" NY Phil, your guide to must-reads, watches and listens.

The original production of John Adams' Nixon in China (at Houston Grand Opera) celebrates the 25-year mark.

Watch 'Nixon In China': An American Opera Inches Toward Classic At 25

October 22, 2012 – John Adams' first opera premiered 25 years ago today at Houston Grand Opera. Watch an excerpt.

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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The maker of a hip-hop classic on his audience and how his anniversary is inspiring a new album.

Nas: 'I'm Still Charged' 20 Years After 'Illmatic'

The maker of a hip-hop classic on his audience and how his anniversary is inspiring a new album.

After a deal with his old record label, Prince will reissue <em>Purple Rain</em> for its 30th anniversary.

Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge

After a deal with his old record label, Prince will reissue Purple Rain for its 30th anniversary.

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.

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