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Contests & Awards

Nadine Sierra Receives 2018 Beverly Sills Artist Award

April 24, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Met Opera’s annual Beverly Sills Artist Award has been given to soprano Nadine Sierra, also the winner of last year’s Richard Tucker Award . The 29-year-old Florida native receives $50,000 and the honor of being added to a stellar … »Read


Juilliard Fills the French Baroque Vacuum with Hippolyte et Aricie

April 24, 2018 | George Loomis, Musical America
It was nearly 30 years ago that William Christie and Les Arts Florissants first brought their epochal production of Lully’s Atys to the Brooklyn Academy of Music. For many of those who saw it and the other operatic tragedies from the French … »Read

People in the News

Kasper Holten Returns to Royal Danish Theater, in Bigger Job

April 24, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Kasper Holten, director of opera at the Royal Opera House from 2011-2017, has returned to his previous place of employ, the Royal Danish Theater. He is to become its general manager, overseeing all activity including opera, theater, and dance. … »Read


Dorian Wind Quintet Traverses the Jazz-Classical Connection

April 24, 2018 | Bruce Hodges, Musical America
In New York City, opera gets tons of love. So do symphony orchestras. And we’re awash in piano recitals and string quartets. But wind ensembles? Not so much. Founded in 1961, the Dorian Wind Quintet has among its claims to fame the … »Read

Industry News

Fate of American Jazz Museum in Play

April 24, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The immediate fate of the American Jazz Museum (AJM) in Kansas City appears to rest with the local city council. A study by Museum Management Consultants Inc. commissioned by the city questioned many of the museum’s spending decisions, … »Read

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JoAnn Falletta to Exit Virginia Symphony

April 24, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
After 27 years at the helm of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO), JoAnn Falletta has announced that she will step aside as music director in June 2020. During her tenure, the VSO has appeared at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center, released … »Read




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