Helsinki Breaks podium Gender barrier with new hire. New Opera about Killer cancelled in Russia.

Domingo cancels gigs while healing; Classical Musicians' addiction issues addressed in BBC film;

Utah Symphony Tours, plays at Nat'l Parks; Mapping the sound of a Steinway

Judith Weir

Judith Weir-- 1st Woman named Master of the Queen's Music"; Zinman steps down in Zurich.

Philip Smith Retires from NYP; Chord Progression spans centuries;