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Frankfurt Radio Symph Names Successor to Orozco-Estrada

December 6, 2019 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
French conductor Alain Altinoglu, 44, is to succeed Andrés Orozco-Estrada as chief conductor of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra as of 2021-22 for three seasons. Orozco-Estrada is headed to the helm of the Vienna Symphony, starting … » Read
 

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Vittorio Grigolo Fired, Times Two

December 6, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
On Dec. 5 the other shoe dropped for Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo when the Royal Opera announced his firing following an investigation of an incident this past September in Tokyo. Grigolo allegedly groped a female chorister during the curtain … » Read
 

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Riccardo Muti’s Defining Salzburg Fest Moment: Così fan tutte, 1982

December 5, 2019 | Riccardo Muti, Musical America
When Riccardo Muti, Musical America’s 2010 Musician of the Year, was told that the Salzburg Festival was the 2020 “Festival of the Year,” he shared a favorite memory, as told to Susan Elliott, August 2019. The Salzburg Festival … » Read
 

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San Francisco Opera Names Music Director

December 5, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Eun Sun Kim is to be the music director of the San Francisco Opera as of August 2021 and takes the title designate immediately. Kim, 39, was Musical America’s June 2018 New Artist of the Month , and is well known in European opera circles, … » Read
 

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COC Names Its First Director/Dramaturg in Residence

December 4, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The Canadian Opera Company (COC) has selected the Canadian stage director Julie McIsaac as its inaugural director/dramaturg-in-residence at the COC Academy, its professional development program. McIsaac, a seasoned stage director, dramaturg, … » Read
 

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San Francisco Symphony to Get a New Prez

December 4, 2019 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
After an eight-year tenure, Sakurako Fisher will step down as president of the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) in December of 2020. Priscilla B. Geeslin, a member of the orchestra’s board since 1995, will succeed her. During her tenure, Fisher … » Read
 
 

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