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Another Record-breaking Year on Broadway

May 29, 2015 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
Charlotte St. Martin, recently promoted from executive director to president of the Broadway League, has announced a record-breaking year, with the Great White Way grossing $1.36 billion in the 2014-15 season and audience numbers running over … »Read
 

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Houston Symphony Gets $5M

May 21, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com
The Houston Symphony has received $5 million from one of its life trustees, Margaret Alkek Williams. The orchestra states the gift as the largest from an individual since 2006. Monies will go to the establishment of the Margaret Alkek Williams … »Read
 

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Montreal Competition to Webcast Final Rounds Live

May 20, 2015 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
The Montreal International Musical Competition (MIMC), which this year is devoted to voice, has announced its intention to webcast live the semi-finals, finals, and selected other events, which get underway May 25 and run through June 5. The 24 … »Read
 

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Two Young Directors Share Coveted Opera Europa Prize

May 15, 2015 | Robert Egerton, MusicalAmerica.com
There are two first-prize winners of the Eighth European Opera-directing prize: German-Swiss director Anna Drescher and Greek director Niki Ellinidou. There were no other winners. The European Opera-directing prize, which lays claim to being the … »Read
 

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Manchester International Fest Gets a New Boss

May 15, 2015 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
John McGrath, current artistic director and chief executive of National Theater Wales, will take up that same post in September with the Manchester International Festival, succeeding its founding director, Alex Poots, who is to run the new, $368 … »Read
 

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ENO, Andris Nelsons, Receive Royal Philharmonic Society Awards

May 6, 2015 | Keith Clarke, MusicalAmerica.com
LONDON—With the U.K. ready to vote in a new government on May 7, the Royal Philharmonic Society already had the votes in and tallied for its annual award ceremony last night at the Brewery, an historic hall not far from the Barbican Center. … »Read
 
 

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