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Muti Resigns as Chief Conductor of the Rome Opera

September 21, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Italian media are reporting that Riccardo Muti, 73, has abruptly resigned as the chief conductor of the Rome Opera as of Sept. 21. In the job for six years, Muti, who holds the title honorary director for life, cited ongoing labor and budget … »Read
 

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Runnicles Defends ASO Musicians--Loudly

September 19, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Robert Spano and Donald Runnicles, music director and principal guest conductor of the Atlanta Symphony, have already spoken out publically in a plea to keep the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra up and running. (ASO management—aka the … »Read
 

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UK Three Choirs Fest Dampened by 'Racist' Comments

September 19, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com from The Telegaph
In a story just now hitting the media, the staid tradition of Britain’s annual Three Choirs Festival, whose origins date to 1715, was interrupted last summer when one of the host conductors offended a visiting German choir by imitating … »Read
 

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Georges Enescu Competition Names Winner

September 19, 2014 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
The Georges Enescu International Violin Competition in Romania has announced German violinist Stefan Tarar as winner of its just-concluded competition. He takes home the €15,000 first prize. Second and third prizes went to Fedor Roudine, 22, … »Read
 

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Jansons's Farewell Concertgebouw Concert Set for March

September 19, 2014 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
Conductor Mariss Jansons’s announcement in April that he would step down from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as chief conductor at the end of the 2014-15 season, before the end of his contract, surprised everyone, including the RCO … »Read
 

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Competitions: Our (Mostly) Biweekly Roundup

September 19, 2014 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
The ARD Competition in Munich awarded first prizes in only two of four categories this year. In cello, Hungarian native István Várdai was named winner, followed by Andrei Ionita of Romania and Bruno Philippe of France in second and … »Read
 
 

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