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Classical Notes: June 2, 2009 Archive

Cliburn Finalists Named

Posted at 12:52 AM on June 2, 2009 by Gillian Martin

The six finalists in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition have been announced. Read more about them here.

Read in-depth blog posts from the competition on Performance Today's website.

A Conductor Gives Back

Posted at 12:55 AM on June 2, 2009 by Gillian Martin

With the global economy the way it is, many orchestra musicians and music directors have taken pay cuts (the Philadelphia Orchestra is the most recent example.)

But one English conductor has gone a step further. Read more about it here.