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LA Chamber Orch Taps New Music Director

February 21, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
It took only two concerts last September for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to decide the 52-year-old Spanish conductor Jaime Martín was the right successor to Jeffrey Kahane as music director. "I just came to do a week of work … »Read

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Paris Opera Attracts Younger Audiences with Multi-pronged Approach

February 21, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
An aging audience is among the most common laments among opera companies.  In the U.S., the average Metropolitan Opera-goer is 58, and in Houston anywhere between 65 and 72. The Paris Opera, on the other hand, reports that last year patrons … »Read

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Met Opera's La Bohème; Built to Last, with a Few Backstage Tricks

February 21, 2018 | Mike Silverman
NEW YORK — Mimis come and Rodolfos go, but one thing never changes in  La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera: When the curtain goes up on Act 2, the audience always applauds. Act 1 of Puccini's opera is set in a garret amid the … »Read

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to “Che gelida manina!"

February 20, 2018 | Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Fabiano was singing at the Metropolitan Opera when a key mix-up occurred. The tenor began Rodolfo’s famous first act aria in Puccini’s La Boheme on Friday night when it became clear the orchestra was … »Read

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ROH to Premiere "Lost" Donizetti Opera

February 20, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
L’Ange de Nisida ( The Angel of Nisida ), an opera by Gaetano Donizetti long thought to be lost, will receive its world premiere in July by Opera Rara at The Royal Opera House. Written in the late 1830s, the work never received a … »Read

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Gibson Guitars Headed Toward Bankruptcy?

February 20, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Depending upon whom you believe, reports Variety , the iconic Gibson guitar company is either teetering on the brink of bankruptcy or within a year or two of retiring all its debt. A recent article in the Nashville Post reports that the company, … »Read




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