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New Principals in Minnesota, London...

February 21, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Marguerite Lynn Williams, principal harp of the Lyric Opera of Chicago orchestra, is to be the new principal of the Minnesota Orchestra, effective next season. Williams--also on the faculties of the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern … » Read
 

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...and Philly

February 21, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Philippe Tondre , principal oboe of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, among other ensembles, is to be the new principal with the Philadelphia Orchestra. He starts officially next season, but has been sitting in with the group since winning the … » Read
 

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La Renée Gives Her Archives to Juilliard

February 21, 2020 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Renée Fleming is donating her personal archives to the Peter Jay Sharp Special Collections at Juilliard. The collection documents her career, from its beginnings in the 1980s up to the present, and includes selected correspondence, press … » Read
 

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Boston Lyric Opera, Revitalized, Readies for the Next Step

February 20, 2020 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
In 2002, family considerations led Esther Nelson to take a break from a successful career that had seen her at the helms of companies in Nevada, North Carolina, Virginia, and Cooperstown, N.Y. By the time the Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) approached … » Read
 

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Recent Conductor News

February 20, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Eric Jacobsen , music director of the Orlando Philharmonic, cofounder and coartistic director of the new music ensemble The Knights, has entered the race for artistic director of the Oregon Bach Festival. He joins the previously announced Julian … » Read
 

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William Winstead, Much Beloved Bassoonist and Teacher

February 19, 2020 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
William “Bill” Winstead, former principal bassoonist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and a much beloved composer and teacher, died at the age 77 on Feb. 12.  A month earlier the CSO had premiered his Passages in Time , … » Read
 
 

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