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A Graceful Exit for One Third of the Original Tenor Trio

September 26, 2017 | Sarah Shay, <i>Musical America</i>
José Carreras, one third of the most successful crossover act in classical music history, makes his final Carnegie Hall appearance on Thursday, Sept. 28. The Catalan tenor made his debut there in 1972 in an Eve Queler-led performance of … » Read
 

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Harris Theater Names New CEO

September 26, 2017 | Sarah Shay, <i>Musical America</i>
Chicago’s Joan W. and Irving B. Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the city’s primary fine arts venue beyond the Lyric’s Civic Opera Building and the Symphony Center, has appointed Patricia Barretto as its new president and … » Read
 

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At 82, an Opera Composer Emerges

September 25, 2017 | Robert Edgerton, Musical America
“We’ve been around 35 years, and I’ve never seen anything like this before,” said Jim Schaeffer, artistic director for the Center for Contemporary Opera, when discussing Hester , the work of 82-year-old Richard Alan White. … » Read
 

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Curtis Grad's POP! Program Serves Hundreds of School Kids

September 25, 2017 | Robert Edgerton, Musical America
Standford Thompson, one of Musical America’s Top 30 professionals in 201 4 for his founding of in Play On, Philly! (POP!), is the subject of a profile in Forbes for his work on the now seven-year-old afterschool, summer-camp music program … » Read
 

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Vermont's Flynn Center CEO to Exit

September 22, 2017 | Susan Elliott
John Killacky, executive director and chief executive officer of the Flynn Center since 2010, has announced that he will step down at the end of the season. He writes in a statement that he has no specific plans, “but as Pete Seeger sang … » Read
 

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Timothy O'Leary to Washington National Opera

September 22, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Timothy O’Leary, general director of the Opera Theater of St. Louis, is to take that post with the Washington National Opera as of July 1. He succeeds Michael Mael, who exited in June 2017 after nine years as executive director. He will … » Read
 
 

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