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Lincoln Center Communications Chief to Exit

November 15, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Mary Caraccioli, Lincoln Center’s chief communications officer, is stepping down to take a similar job with the Central Park Conservancy. She exits this week and plans to be in her new position by early December. Caraccioli was hired three … » Read

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Surprise! Trumps Will Skip KenCen Honors

November 15, 2018 |
NEW YORK—For the second straight year, President Donald Trump will not be attending the Kennedy Center Honors celebrating cultural achievement. Neither Trump nor first lady Melania Trump will be at the Dec. 2 event, Stephanie Grisham, the … » Read

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San Antonio Symphony Taps Executive Director

November 15, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
San Antonio Symphony has named Corey Cowart, current executive director of the Amarillo (TX) Symphony, as executive director, effective January 1, 2019. He steps into the role as Michael Kaiser and his deputies of the DeVos Institute of Arts … » Read

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Baltimore Concertmaster Vindicated by Court but Still Suspended by Orchestra

November 15, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has extended the suspension of concertmaster Jonathan Carney an additional five days, through Sunday, despite a judge having rescinded the temporary peace order filed against him last week. The peace order stemmed … » Read

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Baltimore Sun Loses Sole Music & Theater Critic. Updated.

November 14, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Tim Smith, for 18 years the Baltimore Sun ’s classical music critic—and recently restaurant reviewer as well—has decided to retire. His last day at the Sun was November 7. Two days later the paper’s owner, Tribune … » Read


Girls' Night Out at National Sawdust, as Joan Tower Turns 80

November 14, 2018 | Clive Paget, Musical America
You have to wonder what they were putting in the water back in 1938. With the births of William Bolcom, John Corigliano, John Harbison, Frederic Rzewski, Joan Tower, and Charles Wuorinen, it was certainly a bumper year for American composers. … » Read

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