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Gail Samuel Steps Fully Into Her Role

August 9, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Gail Samuel arrived as the first female president/CEO of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in February 2021, after 28 years at the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Her arrival coincided with the post-pandemic challenges of wooing audiences back to the … » Read

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New Management for Six Concert Artists Guild Grads

August 8, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Concert Artists Guild (CAG), whose roster is comprised of young artists chosen through annual auditions, has announced five who, having successfully moved through CAG’s early-career management programs, have signed with commercial firms. … » Read

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Marilyn Horne Is Worried About the State of Opera

August 5, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne is remembered for much more than her singing. Her sense of humor and her plain speaking have long been admired as well and are apparently still very much intact. Now retired and living in Santa Barbara, … » Read

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Artist Roster Rotations, Additions

August 5, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Veronika Arkhangel, former associate director of artistic planning for the Metropolitan Opera and, before that, with CAMI, has signed tenor Yusif Eyvazov to her new firm, Arcadia Artists. Eyvazov, who frequently performs with his wife, Anna … » Read

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Key Exec Appointments at the Gilmore & KenCen

August 5, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Seth Abramson , a jazz guitarist/band leader turned label executive turned presenter/producer, is to be the first director of the Gilmore International Piano Festival’s jazz awards, established in February with an $8 million grant from … » Read

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Recent Podium Maneuvers

August 3, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Canadian conductor Tania Miller, longtime music director of Canada's Victoria Symphony, now emerita, is to serve as interim principal conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School. She takes the job at the invitation of … » Read

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New Conductors on the Sheldon Roster

August 2, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Sheldon Artists has signed several new conductors for North American management, two of whom were previously self-managed and one who has a European-based general manager but will be represented Stateside by Sheldon. Among the former group is … » Read

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Currentzis Finds New Funders, Creates New Orchestra

August 2, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Teodor Currentzis, whose longtime ensemble MusicAeterna has come under heavy criticism for its links to a state-owned Russian bank, has announced the formation of a new international ensemble called Utopia. It is to be financed by Kunst und … » Read

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Pavarotti to Get a Star on Walk of Fame

August 1, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
On August 24, tenor Luciano Pavarotti, who died in September 2007, will be honored with the dedication of a star on Hollywood’s iconic Walk of Fame. Possessing one of the world’s most recognizable voices, the singer will be the 2,730 … » Read

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New Artist of the Month:
Pianist Anna Geniushene

August 1, 2022 | Stuart Isacoff, Musical America
Competition winners rarely elicit the kind of excitement these days that once attended the reception of legends like Vladimir Ashkenazy, Martha Argerich, or Van Cliburn. Often members of the merely “loud and fast” … » Read

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