Industry News

Philly Pops Cancels More Concerts; Musicians Sue

March 24, 2023 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Enthusiastic fund-raising campaigns and changes in top management have done little to save the demise of the Philly Pops, which has “postponed” another set of concerts, scheduled for this weekend. The group announced it would cease … » Read

Industry News

New Study Clarifies Beethoven's Health/Lineage

March 24, 2023 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Approaching the anniversary of Beethoven’s death, on March 27, 1827, a group of international researchers published a study in  Current Biology last week, that, based on hair samples said to be the composer’s, debunks a number of … » Read

Industry News

Dallas Symphony Ring Headlines Luisi’s Fourth Season

March 24, 2023 | Clive Paget, Musical America
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has announced its 2023-24 season, the fourth under the leadership of Fabio Luisi. The DSO music director will not only lead a total of eight programs, he'll helm a gala and even make his Pops debut. The program … » Read

Industry News

Teatro Nuovo Offers Two Rarities in Summer '23

March 24, 2023 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Teatro Nuovo has announced a summer season that features two bel canto works—Gaetano Donizetti’s Poliuto , a drama of early Christian martyrdom, and Federico and Luigi Ricci’s dark comedy Crispino e la Comare . Each will be … » Read

Industry News

From-the-ashes San Antonio Phil Signs AFM Pact

March 24, 2023 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The musicians of the fledgling San Antonio Philharmonic have ratified a collective bargaining agreement with union local 23 of the American Federation of Musicians (AFM). Many of the 60 players were members of the now-defunct San Antonio … » Read

Industry News

Premiere Recording Earns Chevalier His Day in Court

March 23, 2023 | Mark Clague, Musical America
Cedille Records has issued a world-premiere recording of L’Amant Anonyme , the only surviving opera by Afro-French composer Joseph Bologne, also known as Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges , whose music is today enjoying a well-deserved … » Read

Industry News

Heggie Premiere and Parsifal Helm Houston’s New Season

March 23, 2023 | Clive Paget, Musical America
Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has announced its 2023-24 season, with the world premiere of a new opera by Jake Heggie front and center. As well as three traditional staples, it also plans to present a Broadway musical and the company’s first … » Read

Industry News

Glyndebourne’s Grande Dame Swaps Carmelites for Lloyd Webber

March 23, 2023 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Eyebrows were raised last month when Glyndebourne star Danielle de Niese announced she was pulling out of Barrie Kosky’s new production of Poulenc’s Dialogues des carmélites . As her reason for withdrawing, the soprano, who … » Read

Industry News

Sing for the King Attracts 150 Choirs

March 23, 2023 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
British patriotic feeling, it seems, is alive and well, with a project to encourage choirs of all shapes and sizes to celebrate the upcoming Coronation of King Charles III attracting 150 entries so far ‘Sing for the King’ is the … » Read

Industry News

Ancient Meets Modern in Bay Area Baroque Season

March 22, 2023 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
SAN FRANCISCO—Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale (PBO) has announced its 2023/24 season, its fourth under the musical directorship of British conductor and harpsichord virtuoso Richard Egarr. The program features not just music … » Read

»More News




Law and Disorder by GG Arts Law

Career Advice by Legendary Manager Edna Landau

An American in Paris by Frank Cadenhead



Search Musical America's archive of photos from 1900-1992.