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BSO, Gerstein Wrestle a Fabulous New Beast

March 22, 2019 | Clive Paget, Musical America
There was a definite buzz in the air for the second of the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Carnegie Hall concerts on March 20. Reviews suggested Kirill Gerstein had scored a major hit a fortnight earlier on the BSO’s home turf with the … »Read

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Mostly Mozart 2019: New Wine in Old Bottles

March 22, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As the boundaries among genres continue to fade, so does the Mostly Mozart Festival’s metamorphosis continue from a series of classical music concerts to, basically, anything goes. The 2019 festival, July 20-August 10, is not, in fact … »Read

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Listening to Music Limits Creativity

March 22, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Central Lancashire, Lancaster University, and the University of Gävle in Sweden suggests that listening to music substantially inhibits creativity. An article in the journal … »Read

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J.H. Kwabena Nketia, Scholar of African Music, Dies at 97

March 22, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia, a Ghanaian ethnomusicologist and composer, described as “one of the finest scholars in all of post-colonial Africa,” died on March 13 in Legon, a suburb of the Ghanaian capital of Accra. He was 97. During … »Read

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Seattle Opera Hires New General Director

March 21, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Christina Scheppelmann, artistic director general of Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, is to be the next general director of the Seattle Opera; she succeeds Aidan Lang, who exits after four years to be general director of Welsh National … »Read

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Louisville Nabs Teddy Abrams for Another Five Years

March 21, 2019 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
In announcing its upcoming season, the revitalized Louisville Orchestra also announced that the primary source of its turnaround, Music Director Teddy Abrams, planned to stay put. In fact Abrams, now 31, has extended his role at the artistic helm … »Read




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