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Industry News

Chicago Lyric, Musicians Reach Agreement

October 14, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
UPDATE: The contract has been ratified by the membership. Lyric Opera of Chicago released a statement Saturday evening indicating that it had reached agreement with its orchestra musicians, as represented by the Chicago Federation of Musicians … »Read

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Teachout: The End of Opera as We Have Known It

October 12, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
In a recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) column, critic Terry Teachout argues that opera’s survival in America requires “fresh thinking” that is unlikely to come from large companies like the Metropolitan Opera. He points to what … »Read

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Sinfonietta, Music Theater Wales Link Up; Opera Philly Too

October 12, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
A new partnership announced between Music Theater Wales (MTW) and the London Sinfonietta promises to create and tour new musical theater throughout the U.K. The Sinfonietta will perform in all MTW productions and help choose repertoire and … »Read

People in the News

A Few New Artistic Appointments in the U.K. and the U.S.

October 12, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
London-based Portuguese conductor and pianist Dinis Sousa [pictured] has been appointed assistant conductor of the three Monteverdi ensembles: the Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, and Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. He … »Read

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'Spectacular Banalities': Albert Barnes on Mahler's Symphonies and Other Sacred Cows

October 12, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
During the 1920s, Albert Barnes took time out from amassing his unparalleled collection of art to share his unfiltered opinions about music with the Philadelphia Orchestra’s music director Leopold Stokowski. Your programs, opined Barnes, … »Read

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NY Phil Names $200,000 Kravis New Music Prize

October 11, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
With women composers so en vogue these days, it’s fitting that the New York Philharmonic would choose South Korean composer Unsuk Chin to receive the $200,000 Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music. As announced this morning, she is … »Read




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