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Did the Unions 'Eat Gelb's Lunch'?

September 1, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.comfrom The Wall Street Journal
Terry Teachout, the one seasoned staff music journalist at The Wall Street Journa l , offers his take on what happened with the Met negotiations. Either General Manager Peter Gelb grossly exaggerated the cuts “necessary for the … »Read
 

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Fabio Luisi to Danish National Symphony

September 1, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Fabio Luisi, principal conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, music director of the Zurich Opera, has added another post to his CV. Effective in 2017, he is to be principal conductor of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Luisi has signed a … »Read
 

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Susanna Mälkki to Helsinki Philharmonic

September 1, 2014 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Finnish maestro Susanna Mälkki is to be the new chief conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic, beginning in 2016. Her three-year contracts calls for eight to ten concerts per season, along with touring and recording. She succeeds John … »Read
 

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Juilliard Appoints Digital Communications Specialist

August 28, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Janet Kessin has left the Juilliard School, after four decades; her title when she exited was Associate VP of Communications. She has been replaced by Alexandra Day, pictured, whose title is director of communications and marketing strategy. … »Read
 

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Vermont Phil Conductor, Organist, Drowns

August 29, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
In an apparent boating accident, longtime music director of the Vermont Philharmonic Brian Webb was found dead Wednesday morning, in Lake Champlain. Webb, 65, was associate dean for the master of arts program and director of the bachelor of arts … »Read
 

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Singer Fired for Bigoted Diatribe on Facebook

August 29, 2014 | MusicalAmerica.com
Will American bass Valerian Ruminski (pictured) ever work again? Having been fired for making homophobic comments on his Facebook page, perhaps not. It seems Ruminski, who was to sing the role of the Sacristan in an upcoming Opera Lyra production … »Read
 
 

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