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Cleveland O Is Gifted the Mahler Resurrection Autograph

September 28, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Gustav Mahler’s autograph score of his Symphony No. 2, Resurrection , now belongs to the Cleveland Orchestra, a gift from Herbert G. Kloiber, an Austrian media tycoon and orchestra trustee. “The manuscript,” exclaimed … » Read
 

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The Other Otello Bows at Philly's 'O' Festival

September 27, 2022 | Ronald Blum, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rossini’s Otello premiered in 1816, and the musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play was a hit for seven decades. Then Verdi’s version debuted in 1887 and was acclaimed as a pinnacle of the art … » Read
 

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Black Composers Project to See Its First Fruits in San Francisco

September 27, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The first product of the Emerging Black Composers Project , the two-year-old commissioning project of the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, is set for its premiere on Sept. 29 with Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting … » Read
 

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A Woman's Revenge Launches the Metropolitan Opera Season

September 27, 2022 | Mike Silverman, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The first time Sondra Radvanovsky opened the Metropolitan Opera season, she played a mother who contemplates murdering her two young sons as revenge against her faithless lover. Five year later she’s back in a role … » Read
 

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Minnesota O Musicians Sign New 4-Year Pact

September 26, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have inked a new four-year collective bargaining agreement that extends through August 31, 2026. The contract smooths the way for the transition from Osmo Vänskä to Danish conductor Thomas … » Read
 

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Saint Louis Symphony Names Four New Players

September 23, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
As the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (SLSO) launches its 143 rd season, Music Director Stéphane Denève welcomes four new full-time musicians to the ensemble. Joining as second bassoonist is Julia Paine . A graduate of the University … » Read
 

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New Live Streaming Platform Launches Tomorrow with Concertgebouw O

September 23, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Symphony, a new on-demand platform for streaming classical music, launches on Sept. 24 with the season opening of the Concertgebouw Orchestra from Amsterdam. The live concert, the first in a series dubbed "Symphony Night Live," will include … » Read
 

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Famed Singer's Foundation Undergoes Name Change

September 21, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
To honor the wife of the great, late bass-baritone, the George London Foundation for Singers has added her name to become the George and Nora London Foundation. Established by the singer in 1971, the organization has since given more than 300 … » Read
 

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Phantom Producers Post Closing Notice

September 19, 2022 | Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest-running show, is scheduled to close in February 2023, the biggest victim yet of the post-pandemic softening in theater attendance in New York. The musical — a fixture … » Read
 

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Three Divas, One New Opera

September 14, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Opera-goers have Renée Fleming to thank for what is sure to be one of the season’s “must-see” productions—the Metropolitan Opera’s staging of The Hours . Adapted by composer Kevin Puts and librettist Greg … » Read
 
 

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