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League Announces 2016 Gold Baton Recipient

May 5, 2016 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
The League of American Orchestras will present its Gold Baton award this year to Kris Sinclair, who is retiring after 31 years as executive director of the Association of California Symphony Orchestras (ACSO). The award, the League’s most … » Read
 

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April 29, 2016 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
Jakub Józef Orlinski became the first countertenor to take top laurels in the Oratorio Society of New York’s annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition . The Polish native won over the jury with performances from Bach’s … » Read
 

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Composer Anna Clyne Wins Hindemith Prize

April 28, 2016 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
New York-based composer Anna Clyne, who prefers writing in a collaborative vein with choreographers, film and visual artists, as well as other musicians, is to receive the 2016 Hindemith Prize at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in July. The … » Read
 

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Arts & Sciences Academy Elects a Number of Musicians

April 26, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
The Cambridge (MA)-based American Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the election of 213 new scholars, scientists, writers, artists, musicians, and business and philanthropic leaders as members of the class of 2016. Self-defined as … » Read
 

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Denver Arts Facility Gets $10M Grant

April 20, 2016 | MusicalAmerica.com from Broadway World
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), “the nation’s largest non-profit theater organization," according to its President and CEO Scott Shiller, has received a $10 million grant from the  Better Denver Bond Program to … » Read
 

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Opera Theater of St. Louis Gets $1M

April 18, 2016 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Opera Theater of St. Louis has received a $1 million gift toward its “New Works, Bold Voices” series and to the educational programming that goes along with it. It comes from Sally Levy, the board's executive committee secretary, and … » Read
 
 

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