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Violinist Renaud Capuçon to Run Swiss Festival

November 26, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Violinist Renaud Capuçon is to be the new artistic director of the Sommets musicaux in Gstaad, Switzerland, as of 2016. He succeeds Thierry Scherz, who died at his own hand last summer. Capuçon is also artistic director of the … »Read
 

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Chasing Opportunities = Finding Audiences

November 24, 2014 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
Bob Riley, chief executive of Manchester Camerata, contributes an article to  The Independent titled Classical Music’s New Movement. In fact the “movement” he describes is hardly new -– performing in different … »Read
 

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Minnesota Opera President Quits

November 24, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The Minnesota Opera’s President and General Director Kevin Ramach resigned last week after about two-and-a-half years in the job. His predecessor Allan Naplan, quit in 2012 after exactly one year in the post. In its most recent financial … »Read
 

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Wiener Festwochen Gets a New Intendant

November 24, 2014 | Larry L. Lash, MusicalAmerica.com
VIENNA -- Tomas Zierhofer-Kin is to be the next intendant of the six-week Wiener Festwochen beginning with the 2017 festival. He succeeds his longtime friend and collaborator Markus Hinterhäuser, who is the designated artistic director of … »Read
 

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Bayreuth Finds a New Director for Parsifal

November 22, 2014 | Larry L. Lash, MusicalAmerica.com
BAYREUTH -- Uwe Eric Laufenberg is to direct the new production of Parsifal set for the 2016 Bayreuther Festspiele, replacing theatrical provocateur Jonathan Meese, who was  fired from the production on grounds that his concept was not … »Read
 

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Peter Sellars: 'The U.S. today is coming close to censorship'

November 21, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com from The Guardian
In a preview  article for his staging of The Gospel According to the Other Mary, opening at the English National Opera tonight, director and Musical America 2015 Artist of the Year Peter Sellars ponders the role of the artist in contemporary … »Read
 
 

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