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Antonacci Leaves Them Begging for More

February 22, 2018 | George Loomis, Musical America
NEW YORK—A true diva enhances any opera company, even one that promotes ensemble values over stars, as the New York City Opera did in its heyday. It thus counts as a coup that the reconstituted City Opera brought soprano Anna Caterina … » Read
 

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Belgian Orchestra Names Music Director

February 22, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Gergely Madaras, assistant conductor to Pierre Boulez at the Lucerne Festival Academy between 2010 and 2013, is to be the new music director of the Liège (BE) Royal Philharmonic (OPRL), starting in September 2019. He succeeds Christian … » Read
 

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Arkansas Symphony Gets $1.8M

February 22, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, est. 1966, has been bequeathed $1.8 million by former board president and onetime state insurance commissioner Linda Garner Riggs, who died on November 15, 2017, at age 70. The gift will endow the principal cello … » Read
 

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A Rare and Courageous Woman, Alone on the Podium in Iran

February 22, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, few professions have been more unlikely than that of female conductor.  In her 38-year career, Nezhat Amiri has conducted fewer than five concerts, and until last month, she had not appeared onstage to … » Read
 

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Indie Symphony Names New CEO

February 21, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has hired Omaha Symphony President and CEO James M. Johnson to succeed Gary Ginstling as CEO.  Ginstling left in September to become executive director of the National Symphony Orchestra. Johnson’s new … » Read
 

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Semiramide Returns to the Met After a Quarter Century

February 21, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The return of Semiramide to the Met after 25 years has generated mixed reactions from three credible reviewers, two of whom fault conductor Maurizio Benini for “often sluggish” tempi, one who wonders if Joyce DiDonato wouldn’t … » Read
 
 

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