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An Unlikely Double Bill Succeeds in Santa Fe

August 22, 2014 | Paul DuQuenoy, MusicalAmerica.com
SANTA FE—Moving away from the high drama of its 2014 season, the lighter side of Santa Fe Opera’s season delivered laudable new productions of comedic classics. Perhaps the high point was Donizetti's rollicking comedy Don Pasquale … »Read
 

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Berlin Phil Robs the Cradle

August 22, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
The median age of the Berlin Philharmonic has just dropped significantly. The orchestra’s newest edition, second trumpet Florian Pichler, is 18 years old---the same age as the London Symphony Orchestra’s co-principal trombone, Peter … »Read
 

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Canadian Opera Names Chief Communications Officer

August 22, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
The Canadian Opera Company has hired Steven Kelley as its chief communications officer, a senior-staff position with responsibility for maximizing earned revenues, overseeing education and community programs, and promoting the brand … »Read
 

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Louisville Ballet Names Artistic Director

August 22, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Dancer Robert Curran, who in 2011 retired from the Australian Ballet after 16 years, ten as a principal, is the new artistic director of the Louisville Ballet. He succeeds Bruce Simpson, who retired in July after 12 years in the post. An … »Read
 

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Comparative Culture Shopping in Europe: London Costs the Max

August 22, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com from The Independent
For those planning a cultural jaunt across the pond on a limited budget, best to head for Warsaw, where a ticket to the opera or ballet costs only £20, and one to a classical concert just one pound less. If money is of little concern, … »Read
 

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Musicians Protest Maestro's Firing

August 21, 2014 | Susan Elliott
Last week, the board of directors of the Vallejo (CA) Symphony let longtime Music Director David Ramadanoff go after 32 years, saying it was “time for a change” but insisting that his dismissal had nothing to do with financial … »Read
 
 

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