Live Movie Concerts A Cash Cow for Orchestras

Live Movie Concerts A Cash Cow for Orchestras
A few weeks ago, 5,000 people in London’s Royal Albert Hall cheered “Interstellar” after it unspooled with a full orchestra playing Hans Zimmer’s powerful score in its entirety. This story first appeared in the April 28, 2015 issue of Variety.
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Do the Twin Cities need 2 orchestras?
Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra are in the middle of negotiating new contracts with their musicians. Both organizations face multi-million dollar deficits, and no one involved in the talks expects quick resolution.
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Music to their ears, and fingertips: Orchestras use new technology to expand their audiences
They don’t require a bow, a reed, a mouthpiece or a mallet, but today’s mobile devices have become an important instrument for the Stamford Symphony Orchestra in its efforts to not only attract new supporters, but also better engage the audience it already …
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Lack of blockbusters hits movie box office in 2014

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Lack of blockbusters hits movie box office in 2014. This image released by Columbia Pictures shows James Franco, left, and Seth Rogen in “The Interview.” The comedy is set for release in 2014 on Christmas Day. (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures, Sony, …
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Will the movie box office rebound in 2015?
Movie studios and fans alike found themselves wondering the same thing in 2014: Where were the hits? Granted, there were a few box-office hits at the movies in 2014, but not enough to make up for a lackluster year. Yes, $ 10.5 billion worth of tickets …
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Celebrating Booties, Big Box Office Hits in 2014
More. Investigative · Sports · Good News · Photos · Job Search · Fusion · Live. Celebrating Booties, Big Box Office Hits in 2014. More. Taylor Swift and Elsa of “Frozen” made this year all about girl power. 3:17 | 12/23/14. Share. Title. Description …
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