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Detroit Symphony Names New Prez and CEO

December 8, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has looked within to find the successor to Anne Parsons and her 18-year legendary tenure as president and CEO. It is current VP and General Manager Erik Rönmark, who has been with the orchestra since 2005 … » Read
 

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''Carnegie Hall +'' Launches Tonight on Apple TV

December 8, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
From a three-legged partnership that involves the deep Unitel catalog of European classical music and ballet films, Apple TV, and Carnegie Hall, comes a new streaming channel: Carnegie Hall+, going live tonight at 7 p.m. on Apple TV, where it is … » Read
 

Reviews

The Murderess Sings at the Greek National Opera

December 8, 2021 | Clive Paget, Musical America
Alexandros Papadiamantis’s novella, The Murderess enjoys seminal status in Greece where it has stood as a challenge to conventional socio-political thinking and the roles of church and state since its publication in 1903. Adapted by Giorgos … » Read
 

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Opera San José's New General Director

December 8, 2021 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
As of January 2022, Shawna Lucey will be the new general director and CEO at Opera San José (OSJ), succeeding Khori Dastoor, who assumes the same role at the Houston Grand Opera in January. With over 15 years of industry experience, Lucey … » Read
 

Reviews

Three Critics Assess Joan Tower's 1919/2019

December 8, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Jaap van Zweden led the New York Philharmonic last weekend in a program that included Dvorák's Seventh Symphony and Emanuel Ax playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G. With such crowd pleasers on offer, what better an occasion to … » Read
 

Contests & Awards

Nashville Symphony Honors Its Musicians

December 8, 2021 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The Nashville Symphony Orchestra (NSO), forced to shut down entirely for nearly a year during the pandemic, is awarding its musicians the organization’s own 2021 Harmony Award, given annually to performers who “embody the harmonious … » Read
 

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SF Opera Recruits Seattle's Chorus Director

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Succeeding the much-heralded Ian Robertson, who retires presently after 35 years as director of the San Francisco Opera Chorus, is John Keene, the current head of the music staff and chorus master of the Seattle Opera. He starts remotely in … » Read
 

Industry News

Metropolitan Opera to Stage Blanchard's Champion in 2023

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
In a sign of a (very new) era of flexibility, the Metropolitan Opera has just inserted a new opera into its 2022-23 schedule. Following up on the unalloyed triumph of Terence Blanchard’s Fire Shut Up in My Bones , which opened the current … » Read
 

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Ensemble intercontemporain Names Successor to Matthias Pintscher

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
French conductor Pierre Bleuse is to be the next music director of the Ensemble intercontemporain, effective in the 2023-24 season and succeeding Matthias Pintscher, in the job since 2013. Bleuse, 44, is the new chief conductor of the Odense … » Read
 

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Fort Worth Symphony O Names New Principal Guest Conductor

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As Robert Spano moves from principal guest conductor to music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) next August, he is to be succeeded in the former post by German conductor Kevin John Edusei, current music director of the Munich … » Read
 
 

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