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Peter Sellars Reconstructs The Indian Queen and Lifts the Cloud at ENO

February 26, 2015 | Susan Elliott
English National Opera is struggling these days. Both its chairman and executive director resigned within two weeks of each other and Arts Council England, which provides much of its funding, has basically ordered it to clean up its act , or … »Read
 

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Dallas Opera to Train Women Conductors

February 26, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The inaugural "Institute for Women Conductors at The Dallas Opera" is open to women under 40 who are conductors or other established music performance professionals. Six individuals will be chosen to participate in the ten-day course, Nov. 28 to … »Read
 

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NDR Radiophilharmonie Names Concertmaster

February 26, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
German violinist Friederike Starkloff, 24, is the new first concertmaster of the NDR Radiophilharmonie in Hannover. She succeeds Volker Worlitzsch, who is retiring after 45 (!) years in the job. Still a student of Antje Weithaas at the Academy of … »Read
 

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New York Philharmonic Names Assistant Conductor

February 26, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Fresh from the New World Symphony, where he was the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Conducting Fellow and assistant conductor to NWS artistic director Michael Tilson Thomas, John Gersen has been appointed the New York Philharmonic’s … »Read
 

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Russian Opera Director Under Investigation

February 26, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com from The Moscow Times
Russian theater director Timofei Kulyabin (pictured) is under investigation for offending religious believers in his regie staging of Tannh äuser at Russia’s Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theater. Kulyabin has updated the story to … »Read
 

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Dutoit to Return to Montreal; Some Musicians Take a Pass

February 25, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
It’s been nearly 15 years since the musicians of the Montreal Symphony threatened to sue then-maestro Charles Dutoit for his “abusive” behavior toward them. And he’s not been back since he resigned in response. Until now. … »Read
 
 

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