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LA Opera in 2018-19: Satyagraha Goes West

January 19, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The San Francisco and Los Angeles operas announced their 2018-19 seasons within 24 hours of each other this week, each notable in its own way, with the former’s conductor lineup far more varied than the latter’s, since SFO is … » Read

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Teatro Regio Futuristic Set Piece Falls, Injuring Choristers

January 19, 2018 | James Imam, Musical America
MILAN--A performance of Turandot at the Teatro Regio, Torino ended early last night when a piece of the set fell to the ground, injuring two chorus members. The curtain had just closed on the second act of Stefano Poda's futuristic new … » Read

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On the Road Again: Minnesota O Headed to South Africa

January 18, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Apparently not content with being the first U.S. orchestra to visit Cuba after President Obama re-opened the door, the Minnesota Orchestra will next August become the first professional U.S. orchestra to tour South Africa. Ever. Presented with … » Read

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New Opera by Rufus Wainwright to Premiere in COC's 2018-19 Season

January 18, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Thomas Hampson and Karita Mattila will make their Canadian Opera Company debuts in the 2018-19 season, in the world premiere of Rufus Wainwright’s Hadrian . The libretto, by Canadian actor, director, and playwright Daniel MacIvor, is based … » Read

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San Diego Symphony Summer Site Upgrades Approved

January 18, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The San Diego Symphony’s Bayfront stage complex came closer to becoming a reality Tuesday, when the board of the Port of San Diego approved a final environmental impact report, amended the master plan to accommodate the project, and signed … » Read

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North Korea Says It Will Send 140-piece Orchestra to the South.

January 16, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
In South Korea’s effort to secure the North’s participation in next month’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, it has succeeded in convincing the North to send its 140-member Samjiyon Orchestra as part of its delegation to the … » Read

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