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Berlin Phil Issues Official Statement Condemning EUYO Decision

May 26, 2016 | Philharmonic
The outcry against disbanding the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), founded 40 years ago by Claudio Abbado, has reached international proportions. Last week , the orchestra announced it would be forced to cease operations next fall due to … » Read

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Revived New York City Opera Announces 2016-17

May 25, 2016 |
The re-launched New York City Opera has announced the repertoire, if not the casting, for its 2016-17 season, which will include seven new productions (two of which comprise one double bill) including one U.S. premiere and three local premieres. … » Read

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Sofia Coppola's First Opera a Yawn

May 24, 2016 | from The Guardian
News that Sofia--daughter-of-Francis-Ford--Coppola would direct her first opera, La Traviata , at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, with costumes by Valentino (on the opera's board) and sets by Batman films designer Nathan Crowley, has resulted in … » Read




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The Toronto Symphony: A Dicey Situation

May 23, 2016 | from The Toronto Star
The Toronto Symphony, $12 million in debt, according to The Toronto Star , will lose its music director at the end of 2017-18 and is without an executive director since the demise of  Jeff Melanson last month. This is not the first time The … » Read

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Kalamazoo Players File Unfair Labor Practice Claim

May 23, 2016 | Associated Press
The union representing Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra musicians claims the orchestra didn't bargain in good faith during recent contract negotiations and blind-sided them with plans to change concert rehearsal schedules. The Kalamazoo Federation of … » Read

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La Scala to Premiere New Work as Part of 2016-17

May 20, 2016 | James Imam,
La Scala's new season, announced at a press conference in the theater’s Ridotto dei Palchi foyer this week, continues many of the current season’s trends, including the preponderance of Italian titles. Seated alongside Music Director … » Read









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