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‘Mad Men’ and ‘Modern Family’ Dominate Emmys Again; Conductor Kurt Sanderling Dies at 98

Remembered: Conductor Kurt Sanderling, who led the Leningrad Philharmonic and the East Berlin Symphony Orchestra, died on Saturday at 98. (Los Angeles Times)

Financial Woe: Despite a new contract that cuts musicians salaries by 23 percent, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra faces the challenge of restructuring $54 million of real estate debt, on which is defaulted. (Detroit Free Press)

Seeing a Pattern: “Mad Men” and “Modern Family” reign at a year of Emmy repeats. (Washington Post)

Orchestral Diplomacy: Conductor Myung-whun Chung, who just completed a trip to North Korea, is pushing for orchestra joint performances with musicians from both North and South Korea. (New York Times)

Ballet Popular: “Ocean’s Kingdom,” Paul McCartney’s 45-minute ballet choreographed by Peter Martins for more than 40 dancers, debuts Thursday. (New York Post)

New Seasons: Fairfax Symphony Orchestra began the season with a bold performance of Corigliano’s “Three Hallucinations” from the film score “Altered States.” (Washington Post)

Katherine Boyle reports on arts, museums and culture for the Style section.


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