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Hilary Hahn Sits Out the Summer, Doc's Orders

July 23, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Hilary Hahn has had to withdraw from concertizing for the next six weeks, on doctor’s advice. She is suffering from an inflamed muscle but is expected to be well enough to resume her schedule in September. There are no dates beyond June … »Read
 

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Contract Renewals: 'Tis the Season

July 23, 2014 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
News of contract renewals on both sides of the pond has arrived over the transom: Bernd Loebe will stay on as intendant of the Frankfurt Opera and of the city’s Municipal Theater for five more years. “The long-term success and the … »Read
 

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John McClure Has Died

July 22, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Recording producer and engineer John McClure, who made over 200 recordings with Leonard Bernstein, as well as 30 with Igor Stravinsky, and many more with Aaron Copland and other such luminaries, died on June 17 at his home in Belmont, VT. He was … »Read
 

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UK's First Female Master of Music Confirmed

July 22, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
As anticipated, Judith Weir, a 60-year-old Scots-born composer, has been confirmed as the next Master of the Queen’s Music, the first woman to hold the position since its inception in 1626. She succeeds Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, for a … »Read
 

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Musicians as Execs: Three Cases

July 21, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Justin Ellis, one time professional horn player, is the new artistic administrator and pops programmer for the National Symphony Orchestra. He was previously director of operations and artistic planning for the Virginia Symphony and before that … »Read
 

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Key London Symphony Player Killed

July 21, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Roderick (Rod) Franks, London Symphony Orchestra principal trumpet of 25 years, has been killed in an automobile accident. The orchestra has issued the following statement: “It is with much sadness that the London Symphony Orchestra … »Read
 
 

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