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Strange Bedfellows Make a Double Bill That Works

February 8, 2016 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO—They’re a surprising pair for an operatic double bill: Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine , an intense monodrama about a woman in the midst of a nervous breakdown, and Gianni Schicchi , Puccini’s merry comedy about a … »Read
 

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Philly's Vulcan Opera Fails to Pay Musicians

February 8, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com from the Philadelphia Inquirer
Many musicians and other artistic personnel who participated in Philadelphia’s Vulcan Lyric Opera season, which finished in August 2015, are owed as much as $2,000, according to an article in The Philadelphia Inquirer . Performances were … »Read
 

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Chicago Harris Theater Prez Will Exit

February 8, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance--home to the Chicago Opera Theater and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, among numerous resident and visiting artists—is to launch a search for a new president. Michael Tiknis, in the job for … »Read
 

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Washington Ballet Artistic Director to Exit

February 8, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com/The Washington Post
Tis the season for major ballet company directors to make surprise exits. In October, Makhar Vaziev announced that he would leave La Scala to take over the Bolshoi Ballet, in the wake of the departure of Sergei Filin, left partly blind after an … »Read
 

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San Francisco Conservatory Names New Orch Music Director

February 8, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Eric Dudley, former assistant conductor of the Cincinnati and Princeton symphonies, current music director of the Mannes [School] Prep Philharmonic and the New School Chorus, it to be the music director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music … »Read
 

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Paris Opera Announces New Ballet Director--Quickly

February 5, 2016 | Frank Cadenhead, MusicalAmerica.com
PARIS--In a hastily arranged news conference yesterday afternoon, Paris Opera General Director Stéphane Lissner announced that Aurélie Dupont, a former star of the Opera Ballet, would succeed Benjamin Millepied, who quit earlier … »Read
 
 

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