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TKTS Booth to Come to Lincoln Center

July 28, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
In a “what took them so long” move that makes complete sense, and may help keep Manhattan residents safe from the crush of Times Square tourists, Lincoln Center will open up a branch of the TKTS booth in its David Rubenstein Atrium. … » Read
 

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Bayreuth Festival Opens with Parsifal Regie-dud

July 28, 2016 | Larry L. Lash, MusicalAmerica.com
This review is based on an HD transmission into a cinema in Vienna equipped with state-of-the-art surround-sound. VIENNA--At their best, Regietheater practitioners, beginning with Patrice Chéreau and his legendary 1976 Bayreuth Ring Cycle, … » Read
 

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Frank Hodsoll, NEA Chairman under Reagan, Dies

July 28, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
Frank Hodsoll, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts from 1981 to 1989, died July 24 in Falls Church, VA, at age 78. The cause was cancer. Hodsoll, a lawyer and Foreign Service officer, at first seemed a surprising choice to lead the … » Read
 

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What Are the Real Reasons for the Dearth of Women Conductors?

July 28, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com
An article in Bloomberg about the increased number of women conductors points erroneously to more women orchestral players as the primary reason, the writer presuming less resistance among male players to having a woman on the podium. The article … » Read
 

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Theater Giant James M. Nederlander Dies at 94

July 28, 2016 | Mark Kennedy
NEW YORK — James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway … » Read
 

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Two Execs Leaving Orch of St. Luke's

July 27, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
William Rhoads, VP of marketing and communications for the Orchestra of St. Luke's, is to be the new executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, effective in September.  He’ll be succeeding Janelle McCoy, who  … » Read
 
 

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