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Industry News

City Opera Fate Still Twisting in the Wind

January 23, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
The official sale of the bankrupt New York City Opera’s remaining assets was to have taken place yesterday and approved by the bankruptcy court. But the hearing was postponed, so the fate of the beleaguered company remains undecided until … »Read

Contests & Awards

Juilliard Gets $5 Million for Real-world Prep

January 23, 2015 |
The Juilliard School has received a grant of $5 million from trustee Michael E. Marks and his wife, Carol. The monies, which arrive on the heels of millions of dollars in gifts to the school last year, are to be used to strengthen the real-world … »Read

People in the News

Atl Symphony Principal Bassoon, 21, Wins Chicago Principal Audition

January 22, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
On Monday, the Boston Symphony announced its new section cellist, 21-year-old Oliver Aldort, a senior at the Curtis Institute, who has the distinction of being the orchestra’s youngest member ever. Also on Monday, 21-year-old bassoonist … »Read

People in the News

Sonya Yoncheva: Go-to Soprano

January 23, 2015 | Michael Silverman
NEW YORK — Looking for a lyric soprano who can parachute into your production at the last minute, sing melodiously and then die movingly? At the Metropolitan Opera these days, they send out for Sonya Yoncheva. Yoncheva is in New York … »Read


Matthew Polenzani's Recital Tour Gets Underway

January 23, 2015 | Simon Chin,
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Matthew Polenzani is enjoying a rich vein of artistic form and a successful operatic career. Last season, the American tenor sang several leading roles in major houses: Ferrando and the Duke of Mantua at the Met, Des Grieux at … »Read

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In 2015-16, NY Philharmonic Edges Away from the Usual

January 22, 2015 | Susan Elliott,
The New York Philharmonic’s 2015-16 season is less a string of conductors, programs, and soloists than it is a collection of often intriguing projects, most of which happen to include the orchestra, a conductor, and soloists. Bass-baritone … »Read




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