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Buffalo Phil Names New Pops Conductor

April 20, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
John Morris Russell, conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, has added the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra to his CV. As principal pops conductor, he will lead five programs per season, starting in 2016-17. In 2015-16 he’ll hold the title of … »Read
 

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Misty Copeland, an MA 'Profile in Courage,' Makes Time 100 List

April 20, 2015 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theater’s first black soloist in two decades and one of Musical America’s 2014 Top 30 Profiles in Courage, has been named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. The full … »Read
 

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U/Miami Frost School Names New Mancini Institute Head

April 20, 2015 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
Film composer James Newton Howard is to be the new artistic director of the Henry Mancini Institute (HMI) at the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music at the University of Miami.  He starts in January 2016, succeeding … »Read
 

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Jonathan Biss and Saint Paul C.O. Launch Commissioning Project

April 20, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Pianist Jonathan Biss’s Beethoven obsession continues with the launch of Beethoven/5 , a five-year commissioning and performance collaboration with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (SPCO), with co-commissioners to be announced in future. … »Read
 

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New Staff Conductors for Minnesota and Cincinnati

April 16, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
The Minnesota Orchestra has a new assistant conductor in 27-year-old Roderick Cox, former assistant conductor of the Alabama Symphony, current conducting fellow with the Chicago Sinfonietta. He succeeds Courtney Lewis, who left Minnesota as … »Read
 

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Former Lincoln Center Prez Pulls No Punches in New Book

April 16, 2015 | Susan Elliott
One would have never guessed that he would do such a thing, but former Lincoln Center President Reynold Levy, in the job from 2002-2014, has lifted the curtain in his new book, They Told Me Not to Take That Job: Tumult, Betrayal, Heroics, and the … »Read
 
 

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