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Verbier Fest Names New COO

June 23, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Laurence Marchand, director of production and artistic coordination at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris for the last 17 years, is to be the new chief operating officer of the Verbier Festival, effective in September. She … » Read
 

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Maureen Nelson Exits Enso String Quartet

June 22, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The Enso String Quartet has a new member in violinist/violist Yura Lee. She succeeds first violinist and founding member Maureen Nelson, now with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Lee’s first official concert with the group will be in … » Read
 

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Passing Judgment on New York's Leaders-in-Waiting

June 21, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com from The New Yorker
In the process of showering Alan Gilbert with (well-deserved) praise for the New York Philharmonic Biennial, now that Gilbert is on the way out, New Yorker critic Alex Ross looks askance at the city's incoming musical leaders: Jaap van Zweden at … » Read
 

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Royal Society of Musicians Taps New Prez

June 21, 2016 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
The Royal Society of Musicians, which provides financial assistance to musicians unable to work due to illness, accident, or old age, has named Judith Weir as its president, following the death of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies earlier this year. She … » Read
 

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Sony Classical Lures Juan Diego Flórez from Decca

June 21, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Tenor Juan Diego Flórez has signed an exclusive agreement with Sony Classical, leaving Decca Classics after 15 years. His first release is due in fall 2017. The Peruvian tenor, 43, is among the very few in modern history to perform an … » Read
 

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David, Now Duly Celebrated

June 20, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
It’s been two years since San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley announced his plan to retire, and from the sounds of it, Thursday night’s “Celebrating David” gala has been in the planning stages ever since. … » Read
 
 

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