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Women Infiltrate Orchestras, But Not Among the Noise Makers

October 18, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
As another concert season kicks off around the world, one certainty is that most of the world’s great orchestras will be sharply segregated by gender. In a recent study, 22 of the world’s leading orchestras were reviewed to see how … » Read

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Dallas Symphony Names Principal Guest

October 17, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Gemma New, resident conductor of the St. Louis Symphony and music director of the Hamilton (Ontario) Philharmonic, will add the Dallas Symphony to her CV as of the 2019-20 season, when she becomes the DSO’s principal guest conductor. The … » Read

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra by the Numbers

October 18, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
At its annual meeting on Tuesday, Chicago Symphony Orchestra Board Chair Helen Zell reported the numbers for fiscal 2018, which ran July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. Much of the news was good: ticket revenues rose by $1.1 million from 2016-17 to … » Read

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Opinion Poll: Americans Dig the Arts

October 18, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Timothy J. McClimon, president of the American Express Foundation and part-time blogger, summarizes some key findings from Americans Speak Out about the Arts , the latest opinion poll conducted by Americans for the Arts. The poll surveyed a … » Read


Two Days of Impeccable, If Staid, Berlioz at Carnegie Hall

October 17, 2018 | John Rockwell, Musical America
In the late 1980’s Roger Norrington and his period-instruments band the London Classical Players offered annual weekend-long “experiences” on the South Bank, each devoted to a single composer. Their major works were performed … » Read

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Long Beach Opera Names New Exec Director and CEO

October 17, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Jennifer Rivera is the new executive director and CEO of Long Beach Opera. She succeeds Jerold Kappel, who left last month after just under three years in the job. Rivera, a onetime mezzo-soprano soloist, has been with the company since 2017, in … » Read

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