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Atlanta Symphony Prez Quits

September 29, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President and CEO Stanley Romanstein has quit his position, “effective immediately.” Romanstein, who succeeded Allison Vulgamore in the job four years ago , has been a target of criticism from the ASO … »Read
 

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Met's Macbeth Somewhat Anemic

September 30, 2014 | John Yohalem, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK--Verdi once said of his Lady Macbeth, “She shouldn’t sing at all … I would rather her voice were rough, hollow stifled,” and these unwary words have been used to justify all manner of vocal mayhem. It is unusual … »Read
 

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Mozart A-major Sonata Ms. Discovered in Budapest

September 30, 2014 | Agence France-Presse
BUDAPEST -- Balazs Mikusi's heart started racing when he realized what the papers he held in his hand were: the long-lost original score of a famous Mozart sonata scribbled by the composer himself. "When I first laid eyes upon the … »Read
 

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Canada's Royal Conserv Gets $3M; Québec Conserv Loses $$

September 30, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
As rumors continue to circulate that several branches of Conservatoire de musique et d’art dramatique du Québec are to be closed amid government funding cuts, news arrives that one its feeder schools, the Royal Conservatory of Music, … »Read
 

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Brit Conductor Takes Over San Diego's Mainly Mozart

September 30, 2014 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
San Diego’s Mainly Mozart Festival has appointed British conductor Michael Francis as its new music director, succeeding festival co-founder David Atherton, who exited last year at the close of his (and the festival’s) … »Read
 

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Nelsons's Big Night in Boston--Two Critics Weigh in

September 29, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Andris Nelsons launched his tenure as the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s 15th music director Saturday night in Boston's Symphony Hall to a warm and welcoming crowd, according to eyewitnesses. As Jeremy Eichler points out in his Boston Globe … »Read
 
 

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