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Marin Alsop to Direct Conducting Program at Peabody

August 31, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Marin Alsop has just taken another giant step forward for women on the podium: She has been named director of graduate conducting at the Peabody Institute, succeeding Gustav Meier, who after 20 years is retiring. Alsop, who counts Meier among her … »Read
 

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Allan Kozinn Resurfaces, in an Unlikely Locale

August 31, 2015 | Susan Elliott
After taking the buyout from the last round of New York Times newsroom layoffs last year, 20-year staff music critic and reporter Allan Kozinn made a very surprising—for him—decision to move out of Manhattan, his birthplace and … »Read
 

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Charlotte Symphony Prez to Retire

August 31, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com from
Charlotte (NC) Symphony Orchestra President Robert Stickler has announced his intention to retire, having brought the orchestra back into the black for the last two seasons—the first time since 2001-02. Stickler stepped into the job as … »Read
 

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Chung Myung-whun Says He'll Exit Seoul Phil

August 31, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com/Yonhap News Agency
Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director Chung Myung-whun has had enough. He has told the local media that he will not renew his contract when it expires at the end of next season. While few question his accomplishments in raising the artistic … »Read
 

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LSO Education Specialist to Head East London Music Program

August 30, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com
Spitalfields Music, a much admired community and school outreach program in the heart of East London, has named Eleanor Gussman as chief executive. Gussman is the former head of the London Symphony Orchestra’s Discovery program through … »Read
 

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Iran Rebuffs Barenboim Due to His Citizenship

August 30, 2015 | Agence France Presse
TEHRAN: Iran has barred conductor Daniel Barenboim from entering the Islamic republic because of his Israeli citizenship, denting plans he had for a performance in Tehran , a news agency reported Sunday. Barenboim, 72, general music director of … »Read
 
 

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