Updated Aug 22, 2014

Gianandrea Noseda Resigns from Teatro Regio--6 p.m. Update

Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda has resigned as music director of Teatro Regio Torino, but has agreed to stay through the 2014-15 season as a guest conductor. The Italian media has exploded … »Read

An Unlikely Double Bill Succeeds in Santa Fe

SANTA FE—Moving away from the high drama of its 2014 season, the lighter side of Santa Fe Opera’s season delivered laudable new productions of comedic classics. Perhaps the high point … »Read

Berlin Phil Robs the Cradle

The median age of the Berlin Philharmonic has just dropped significantly. The orchestra’s newest edition, second trumpet Florian Pichler, is 18 years old---the same age as the London … »Read

Canadian Opera Names Chief Communications Officer

The Canadian Opera Company has hired Steven Kelley as its chief communications officer, a senior-staff position with responsibility for maximizing earned revenues, overseeing education and … »Read

Louisville Ballet Names Artistic Director

Dancer Robert Curran, who in 2011 retired from the Australian Ballet after 16 years, ten as a principal, is the new artistic director of the Louisville Ballet. He succeeds Bruce Simpson, who … »Read




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