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St.Thomas Taps Music Director to Succeed John Scott

February 9, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Daniel Hyde is to be the new organist and director of music for St. Thomas [Episcopal] Church at Fifth Avenue in New York, as of the summer. He succeeds the longtime and much admired John Scott, who died in August after a heart attack at the age … »Read
 

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San Francisco Conservatory Names New Orch Music Director

February 8, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Eric Dudley, former assistant conductor of the Cincinnati and Princeton symphonies, current music director of the Mannes [School] Prep Philharmonic and the New School Chorus, it to be the music director of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music … »Read
 

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Chicago Harris Theater Prez Will Exit

February 8, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance--home to the Chicago Opera Theater and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, among numerous resident and visiting artists—is to launch a search for a new president. Michael Tiknis, in the job for … »Read
 

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Washington Ballet Artistic Director to Exit

February 8, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com/The Washington Post
Tis the season for major ballet company directors to make surprise exits. In October, Makhar Vaziev announced that he would leave La Scala to take over the Bolshoi Ballet, in the wake of the departure of Sergei Filin, left partly blind after an … »Read
 

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Paris Opera Announces New Ballet Director--Quickly

February 5, 2016 | Frank Cadenhead, MusicalAmerica.com
PARIS--In a hastily arranged news conference yesterday afternoon, Paris Opera General Director Stéphane Lissner announced that Aurélie Dupont, a former star of the Opera Ballet, would succeed Benjamin Millepied, who quit earlier … »Read
 

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La Scala Ballet Gets a New Director, But Not Without Controversy

February 5, 2016 | James Imam, MusicalAmerica.com
Early this week, Mauro Bigonzetti, an Italian choreographer known for his work in contemporary ballet, was announced as the new director of La Scala Ballet—a surprising choice for a house that favors the classical tradition. In an open … »Read
 
 

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