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Brooklyn Museum Names a Composer-in-Residence

April 19, 2024 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The Brooklyn Museum of Art has selected Niles Luther as its first-ever composer-in-residence. The appointment, which is supported by a Ford Foundation fellowship, extends to November 2025 and calls for Luther to create original and/or art music … » Read
 

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Sir Simon on His Upcoming Visit Stateside

April 19, 2024 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
As part of his first Stateside tour as chief conductor of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (BRSO), which starts in Chicago on April 28 and concludes at Carnegie Hall on May 2 and 3, Sir Simon Rattle will be coming to  Philadelphia for … » Read
 

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Contract Renewals: Finland, UK, Ohio, Virginia

April 18, 2024 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The City of Lahti in Finland has given Dalia Stasevska a one-year contract extension as principal conductor of the Lahti Symphony Orchestra, beginning in August 2024 and extending through July 2025. She has been in the position since 2021. Also … » Read
 

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A Well-deserved Promotion at Decca Records US

April 18, 2024 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The Verve Label Group (VLG) has promoted Joseph Oerke to executive vice president of Decca Records US. He has been with the company for 16 years, and in his most recent position as senior vice president, marketing and artist strategy, helped the … » Read
 

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Berkshire Choral Taps New Artistic Team

April 17, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Berkshire Choral International, which offers weeklong summer workshops for amateur choristers in various locales—this year, four in the U.S., one in Vienna-- has announced new artistic leadership. Frank Nemhauser, who has served as music … » Read
 

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CIM Announces New Violin Chair

April 16, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Among departures by star faculty, student accusations of inappropriate behavior and subsequent lawsuits, votes of no confidence, and other such pleasantries, the Cleveland Institute has hardly had an easy time of it in the years since the … » Read
 

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Centuries-old Music Fest Sees Leadership Change

April 16, 2024 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Britain’s annual Three Choirs Festival, which lays claim to being the oldest classical music festival in the world, has announced that Alexis Paterson, its CEO of the last eight years, will exit at the end of this year’s event, July … » Read
 

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Anthony Freud's Timely Exit from Lyric Opera of Chicago

April 16, 2024 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
By the time he was 14, Anthony Freud had become obsessed with opera and knew he wanted to run an opera company one day. Now, after more than three decades doing just that, he is set to retire after a 13-year stint as general director of Lyric … » Read
 

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La Scala Taps New Intendant

April 16, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As per hard-right Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s directive, foreign heads of Italian opera houses must retire by age 70 . That means Frenchman Dominque Meyer, 68, must soon exit as Intendant at La Scala, despite the fact that the musicians … » Read
 

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New U.K. Leaders, Artistic & Executive

April 15, 2024 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Violinist Katie Stillman is to be the new leader of Leeds-based Opera North’s orchestra, effective in August. She succeeds David Greed, who exits after 40 years with the company. Stillman is currently first violinist of the Villiers Quartet … » Read
 
 

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