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Marin Alsop Named Honorary Member, Royal Philharmonic Society

September 8, 2014 | Susan Elliott,
Bravo to conductor Marin Alsop who has just achieved another “first” among woman conductors. Joining a podium pantheon that includes Pierre Boulez, Bernard Haitink, and Arturo Toscanini, Alsop last week became an honorary member of … »Read

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2014 KenCen Honors Shun Classical

September 4, 2014 |
Although it is not the first time classical music has been neglected by the Kennedy Center Honors, it is worth noting that on the heels of Michael Kaiser’s departure as KenCen's longtime CEO, there is no classical music artist among this … »Read

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Operalia Winners Include Two Countertenors

August 31, 2014 | Nicholas Beard,
Plácido Domingo’s Operalia concluded Saturday night in Los Angeles, and the two top winners, each of whom takes home $30,000, can hardly be called newcomers. American soprano Rachel Willis-Sørensen (pictured), 30, who also won … »Read




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Minnesota Orch Gets $13.2 Million

August 28, 2014 | Nicholas Beard,
The Minnesota Orchestra, in major recovery mode after the 18-month lockout of its musicians and soaring deficits over the last several seasons, announced some very good news yesterday. Three anonymous donors have stepped forward with donations … »Read

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An All-star Jury for Domingo's Operalia Competition

August 28, 2014 |
Placido Domingo has taken to calling his annual Operalia competition, currently underway in Los Angeles, the "Olympics of the opera." A total of 40 singers, ages 23 to 32, are participating this year, out of a pool of about 1,000 … »Read

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Major Cinci Arts Foundation to Shutter

August 27, 2014 | from
Cincinnati's Corbett Foundation, which in the last 60 years has given more than $70 million to the opera, the symphony, the ballet, and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory, is closing down presently. According to Executive Director … »Read









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