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Sellars's Staging of Other Mary Premiered by ENO

November 25, 2014 | Keith Clarke, MusicalAmerica.com
LONDON -- Fresh from the Klinghoffer protests at the Metropolitan Opera, Musical America’s Artist of the Year Peter Sellars and composer John Adams were in London for the world stage premiere of their Gospel According to the Other Mary , … »Read
 

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New Book Critical of El Sistema

November 25, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.comfrom the LA Times
Geoffrey Baker, a music professor at Royal Holloway, University of London, has authored El Sistema: Orchestrating Venezuela's Youth , a new book published by Oxford that is decidedly unflattering, particularly to its founder and mentor-in-chief … »Read
 

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Ulster Orch Gets a Bit of Good News

November 25, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
The Ulster Orchestra got a bit of good news yesterday, when the Belfast City Council agreed to give it £100,000 – one fifth of the amount it needs to wipe out its deficit. At that, the monies are conditional to the orchestra raising … »Read
 

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Edition Peters Joins the Record Biz

November 25, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Edition Peters, among the most respected music publishers, known for its scholarly editions since the turn of the 19 th century, has launched a record label, Edition Peters Sounds, which will focus mostly on the artists on the roster of Edition … »Read
 

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Rent to Play Havana -- a 50-year First

November 25, 2014 | Daniel Trotta
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba will stage its first Broadway musical in more than 50 years when Rent starts a three-month run on Dec. 24, producers said on Monday. The Nederlander entertainment group finally succeeded after trying for several years to … »Read
 

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Minnesota Opera President Quits

November 24, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The Minnesota Opera’s President and General Director Kevin Ramach resigned last week after about two-and-a-half years in the job. His predecessor Allan Naplan, quit in 2012 after exactly one year in the post. In its most recent financial … »Read
 
 

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