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Universal Names WQXR's Gen'l Mgr Head of U.S. Classical

May 24, 2016 | Susan Elliott,
Graham Parker, general manager of classical radio WQXR for the last six years, is to be U.S. president of Universal Music Group’s classical labels: Deutsche Grammophon, Decca Records, Decca Classics, Mercury Classics, and ECM, all of which … »Read


Kaufmann’s First Meistersinger Staging Undermined by Direction

May 24, 2016 | George Loomis,
MUNICH—The problems with the Bayerische Staatsoper’s new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg began when the curtain went up. Rather than occurring immediately before the congregation in St. Katharine’s Church … »Read

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Stanford Live Hires Luminato Fest Founding A.D.

May 24, 2016 | Susan Elliott,
Chris Lorway, founding artistic director of the Luminato Festival and head of programming and marketing for two Toronto concert halls, is to be the new executive director of Stanford University’s presenting series, Stanford Live, and its … »Read

Industry News

Sofia Coppola's First Opera a Yawn

May 24, 2016 | from The Guardian
News that Sofia--daughter-of-Francis-Ford--Coppola would direct her first opera, La Traviata , at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, with costumes by Valentino (on the opera's board) and sets by Batman films designer Nathan Crowley, has resulted in … »Read

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Philippine Philharmonic Names Music Director

May 24, 2016 | from The Japan Times
Yoshikazu Fukumura, 69, has moved from the position of conductor to music director of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra. Fukumura, who is said to have learned conducting in high school in his native Japan, apprenticed under Hiroyuki Iwaki and … »Read

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Knussen Receives Queen's Medal for Music

May 23, 2016 | Robert Egerton,
Composer/conductor Oliver Knussen has been awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music 2015. The Queen herself presented it to him in a private ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday. Established in 2005 by the late Peter Maxwell Davies, Master of … »Read




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