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Another KenCen Honoree Will Skip the White House Reception

August 18, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Another 2017 Kennedy Center Honoree has chosen to bypass the reception at the White House. Joining Norman Lear in his decision to accept the award but avoid contact with the current U.S. president is dance legend Carmen de Lavallade. Here is her … » Read
 

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Wigmore Hall Cloakroom Ass't Takes Center Stage, Wow the Crits

August 17, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
The reviews for 23-year-old Milly Forrest could not have been better. Hers was an “exquisite performance;” it was “breathtaking,” her voice “floated heavenwards.” Not bad for a last-minute soprano stand-in. The … » Read
 

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Venezuelan Violinist Freed from Prison

August 17, 2017 | Associated Press
Wuilly Arteaga, 23-year-old Venezuelan violinist whose protests against his country’s government landed him in jail, has been freed after more than two weeks in prison. He was detained last month during a protest and his lawyers have said … » Read
 

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Sydney Symphony Names Aussie Expat as CEO

August 16, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Emma Dunch is to be the new managing director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, place of her first job in the business, as a publicist. She succeeds Rory Jeffes, who announced in April that he would leave this summer after eight years in the … » Read
 

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General Director of Santa Fe Opera Announces Exit

August 14, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Charles MacKay will exit the Santa Fe Opera as general director at the end of the 2018 season. The company announced his news at the August board meeting on Friday afternoon. MacKay’s 10-year run in the top job has been exemplary, marked by … » Read
 

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Bruce Zemsky Dies at 62

August 13, 2017 | Susan Elliott, MusicalAmerica.com
Bruce Zemsky, longtime artist manager who specialized in opera singers, died on August 6 at the age of 62. He had been suffering from MDS, a form of cancer, for the last year. His colleague and business partner Alan Green, of Zemsky/Green Artist … » Read
 
 

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