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A star flutist is paid $64,451 less than her male counterpart. So she’s suing.

Elizabeth Rowe’s case against the Boston Symphony Orchestra could change how orchestras pay men and women.

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What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Momentum Generation’ and ‘Tree of Life: A Concert for Peace and Unity’

“Momentum Generation” explores surfing in the ’90s. And the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performs in support of the victims of the synagogue shooting.

Music program helps Baltimore students strike the right chord

A year-round music program called OrchKids, run by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, has grown to include 1,300 students

Young musicians shine in program run by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Young musicians in Baltimore are expanding their worldview thanks to a program run by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. One family has four kids ...

Google gears up for congressional hearing with patriotic prepared remarks

Google CEO Sundar Pichai amps up the company's patriotism in his prepared remarks ahead of Tuesday's congressional hearing. 

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West Ham scores 3 second-half goals to beat Palace 3-2

Felipe Anderson scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season, and Javier Hernandez had a goal and an assist, as West Ham produced a stunning ...

Microsoft Outlook for iOS get a brand-new look, haptic feedback - CNET

Microsoft says the redesign places an emphasis on efficiency and ease.

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Gorillas, Given a Puzzle, Find Way to Cheat

Gorillas at a zoo in England have demonstrated a distinctly human trait while attempting to solve a puzzle: cheating.    The gorillas were presented with a wall-mounted puzzle that requires the user to guide a peanut through a series of obstacles by poking a stick through various holes. Eventually, the peanut reaches the bottom of the device and ...

The gigantic cruise ships taking over the seas

Symphony of the Seas smashed yet another cruise industry size record when it launched in 2018. It joins a global fleet of increasingly huge ships that are floating cities. Here are the 15 biggest cruise ships in the world.

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Ukraine Amps Up Defense Amid Rising Tensions With Russia

Ukraine's president announced a partial call-up of reservists for training

15 biggest cruise ships in the world

When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first ...

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Crystal Palace ends winless streak at Burnley's expense

Crystal Palace ended its eight-match winless streak with a 2-0 victory at Selhurst Park as Burnley's unconvincing English Premier League campaign took another turn for the worse        

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Critic’s Pick: Review: At the Philharmonic, a Screaming Reflection on War

Jaap van Zweden led the orchestra in Shostakovich’s “Leningrad” Symphony and Britten’s Violin Concerto, with Simone Lamsma in a brilliant debut.

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Top U.S. House tax writer floats tax bill on retirement plans, IRS

A Republican who will soon step down as chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives tax committee late on Monday released a sweeping, nearly 300-page tax bill that he said would affect Americans' retirement savings, numerous business tax breaks and redesign the Internal Revenue Service.

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Michigan Professor Unearths Inmates' Music from Auschwitz

Patricia Hall went to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in 2016 hoping to learn more about the music performed by prisoners in World War II death camps. The University of Michigan music theory professor heard there were manuscripts, but she was ...

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Boos greet Man U 0-0 draw at home to Crystal Palace in EPL

Manchester United stuttered to a 0-0 draw at home to struggling Crystal Palace in the Premier League as Jose Mourinho's disjointed side fell ...

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Critic’s Pick: Review: A Rediscovered Symphony Radiates Cosmic Grandeur

Julius Eastman’s Symphony No. 2, given a belated premiere on Tuesday by the Mannes Orchestra, is striking in its command of monstrous forces.

Saudi Arabia's great bamboozle of Donald Trump

In a stunning statement, brutally honest even by Trumpian standards, the President made his views of Saudi Arabia -- past, present and future -- crystal clear Tuesday.

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Review: The Boston Symphony Joins a Crowded Field of Mahler

Several major American orchestras have recently played Mahler’s Fifth. Boston’s rendition didn’t quite convince.

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5 things to love about new world's largest cruise ship Symphony of the Seas

The new world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, is chock full of fun zones including three pool areas, a water slide complex and an ice-skating rink.        

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Fossil Sport review: Just another Wear OS watch

Smartwatches seem to be enjoying a minor revival this year, with major brands like Apple and Samsung continuing to push out intriguing ...

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A Long-Lost Symphonic Love Story Is Told Again

A new edition of Julius Eastman’s Symphony No. 2, dedicated to a former lover in the early 1980s, will have its premiere by the Mannes Orchestra.

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What Amazon’s HQ2 Winners Look Like, Before Amazon

Crystal City in Virginia and Long Island City in Queens are about to become home to an internet giant. They will probably never appear the same again.

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Toddler triggers bottle smash as Symphony of the Seas christened in Miami

The new world's largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, was christened late Thursday in Miami in a lively ...

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The Look of Amazon’s HQ2 Winners, Before Amazon

Crystal City in Virginia and Long Island City in Queens are about to become home to an internet giant. They will probably never appear the same again.

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National Symphony Orchestra gets with the toe-tapping Mexican program

Prieto, Kozhukhin make their NSO debuts, force concert to be fun

NY Times /
A Tanglewood Summer of Bach, Wagner and Renée Fleming

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its plans for next summer at Tanglewood, its bucolic summer home in the Berkshires.

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