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A Dash of Musical Warmth in Chilly U.S.-China Relations

November 26, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
It is no secret that trade and technology wars, human rights violations, and even a tweet by an NBA official have strained relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. One area that thus far seems immune to the … » Read

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Dudamel and the Berlin Phil to the Tokyo Olympics

November 26, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Gustavo Dudamel will lead the Berlin Philharmonic in four concerts as part of the cultural program for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in June 2020. The orchestra will present three performances in Tokyo’s Bunka Kaikan concert hall … » Read

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The Poignancy of ROH's Long Awaited Death in Venice

November 25, 2019 | Keith Clarke, Musical America
LONDON--The Royal Opera’s new production of Britten’s Death in Venice opened just a week after that city suffered its worst floods in 50 years, leaving two dead and a multimillion-euro bill. The headlines dwelt on the city’s … » Read

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Sir Stephen Cleobury of Kings College Has Died

November 24, 2019 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Sir Stephen Cleobury, former director of the famed choir at King's College Cambridge, died on November 22 after a long illness. He was 70. The British conductor, organist, and composer retired last year after 37 years in the post. “It is … » Read

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Met Opera's Credit Rating Slips Down a Notch

November 22, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Despite the recent box office successes of Porgy and Bess and Akhnaten , a Nov. 20 report from S & P Global Ratings served as a reminder of the ongoing financial challenges faced by the Metropolitan Opera. While keeping the “A” … » Read

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Opera, Long Taboo, Returns to Muslim-majority Turkmenistan

November 21, 2019 | Anton Lomov
ASHGABAT (Turkmenistan)--Reclusive Turkmenistan staged its first foreign opera on Tuesday, nearly 19 years after the Central Asian country's founding president banned the art form as "incompatible with Turkmen mentality." A state theater in the … » Read

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