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Grimaud, Famed Pianist and Abbado, Noted Conductor – Splitsville!

SPLITSVILLE Oct. 11, 2011. Daniel Wakin  NYTimes “Artistic differences.” It’s the euphemism of choice to save face and explain away unpleasant disputes among performers. The phrase pops up all the time in the arts, but in truth it describes nothing. Sure enough, it was invoked to fend off questions about…