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New Hires at the San Diego Symphony

October 20, 2017 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
San Diego Symphony has named a new director of artistic planning and a new VP of education and community engagement. In the former role, Clement So leaves the 92nd Street Y after ten years as director of artistic planning; he’ll be working … » Read
 

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Pressure from Students Sees Conductor 'Relieved of His Duties'

October 19, 2017 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Three weeks after a glowing profile in the Brown Daily Herald , Brown University’s daily newspaper, the same outlet reports that conductor Brandon Keith Brown, named Visiting Professor of Music and Orchestra Director for the 2017-18 season … » Read
 

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Canadian Opera Co. Extends Gen'l Director 9 Years, Reports Surplus

October 19, 2017 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Canadian Opera Company has extended General Director Alexander Neef’s contract through the 2025/2026 season, which is hardly surprising given the company’s latest financials: For the third fiscal year in a row it is reporting a … » Read
 

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Springfield (MA) Symphony Names Interim Executive Director

October 18, 2017 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In two weeks, Peter T. Salerno will step aside as executive director of the Springfield (MA) Symphony Orchestra (SSO). The 76-year-old Wilbraham native has been in the position since 2015. In announcing his departure, a spokesman for the … » Read
 

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Sapparo Symphony Names New Chief Conductor

October 17, 2017
Swiss conductor Matthias Bamert, 75, is to be the new chief conductor of the Sapporo (Japan) Symphony Orchestra, effective next April. He succeeds Max Pommer, who will have been in the job three years. Bamert first led this orchestra, the only … » Read
 

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: A Mezzo-soprano Speaks Out

October 16, 2017 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
A recent Huffington Post blog by mezzo-soprano Susanne Mentzer reminds readers that sexual harassment is hardly the exclusive province of the motion picture industry. Of her 36-year career, she writes, “I don’t have enough digits to … » Read
 
 

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