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New Artistic Director for Opera Santa Barbara

July 28, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Greek conductor Kostis Protopapas, artistic director of Tulsa Opera for the last seven years, is to become the new artistic director of Opera Santa Barbara. He recently renewed his contract in Tulsa through 2017 and will hold both jobs … »Read
 

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Pianist Ivan Moravec Dies

July 28, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Czech pianist Ivan Moravec died yesterday in a Prague hospital, where he had been suffering from pneumonia for several weeks. He was 84. Moravec studied in his native Prague and in Arezzo, where he took masterclasses with Arturo Benedetti … »Read
 

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Much-admired Baritone Forced to Cancel Season for Health

July 27, 2015 | Larry L. Lash
German baritone Johannes Martin Kränzle, who made a highly celebrated Met debu t as Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger in December, has cancelled all performances for the coming season. His explanation was posted today on his website, in … »Read
 

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Classical Radio WFMT Drive-time Host to Exit

July 27, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com
Chicago’s famed classical music station, WFMT FM 98.7, is to lose one of its key announcers. Suzanne Nance resigned on July 24 after two years in what she initially called “the ideal job.” She is to become both program director … »Read
 

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Orch National de France Names Interim GM

July 27, 2015 | Frank Cadenhead, MusicalAmerica.com
Steve Roger, a co-director of the Geneva concert agency Caecilia and former general manager of Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, has been named interim artistic director of the Orchestre National de France. His contract is for one year. He fills a … »Read
 

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Mann Center Names VP for Programming & Innovation

July 24, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Toby Blumenthal, director of rentals and presentations for the Baltimore Symphony at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, is to become the new VP for artistic planning and “chief innovation officer” for the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, in … »Read
 
 

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