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Pittsburgh Symphony Musicians on Strike

September 30, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
The musicians of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, who have been in “play and talk” mode since their contract expired on September 5, are on strike effective immediately, rejecting management’s final offer, which includes a 15 … » Read
 

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Roberto Alagna to Have Surgery

September 30, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
The Royal Opera House reports the withdrawal of Roberto Alagna from the role of Manrico in the first revival of David Bösch’s new production of Verdi's Il trovatore , opening December 4. The French-Sicilian tenor is scheduled to have … » Read
 

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Matt Carlson Will Leave Carnegie Hall

September 30, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Another New York music-biz publicity executive is headed for the exit door: Matt Carlson will leaving Carnegie Hall after 17 years to become director of communications and media relations for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, as of October 11. … » Read
 

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Preview of Chicago Lyric's New Ring: Part II, Eric Owens's First Wotan

September 30, 2016 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
Following continues yesterday’s preview of the Chicago Lyric’s new Ring, which opens October 1. It marks David Pountney’s first time directing the cycle and Eric Owens’s first time singing Wotan, chosen by Lyric General … » Read
 

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Hot on the Competition Circuit

September 30, 2016 | Brian Wise, MusicalAmerica.com
The George Enescu International Competition in Bucharest, Romania, concluded September 25 after three weeks of events, many of them webcast live, by awarding Victoria Vassilenko first prize in its piano division. The 23-year-old Bulgarian is a … » Read
 

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Preview of Chicago Lyric's New Ring: Part I, the Director's First

September 29, 2016 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO--On Oct. 1, Lyric Opera of Chicago takes its fourth plunge in Wagner’s mythic Rhine River, opening its 2016-17 season with Das Rheingold , the first opera in the company’s new Ring cycle. The production continues over coming … » Read
 
 

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