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Six Conductors-in-Training on the Dallas Podium

November 13, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Three years ago the Dallas Opera inaugurated the annual Hart Institute for Women Conductors to address the absence of women on opera house podiums. Participants receive two weeks of major-league coaching in conducting, rehearsal techniques, and … » Read
 

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Ken-David Masur to Milwaukee Symphony

November 12, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Ken-David Masur, son of the late, great maestro, is to be the next music director of the Milwaukee Symphony as of the 2019-20 season. He will serve as designate in the interim. The orchestra, coming up on 60 years old with a new hall set to open … » Read
 

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La Renée Tries Music Theater Again, This Time in London

November 12, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The opera world’s erstwhile diva Renée Fleming is scheduled to make her London stage debut next summer in the Tony award-winning musical The Light in the Piazza . Calling it “an opportunity I couldn’t resist,” … » Read
 

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A Conductor with Unique Attributes

November 12, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
James Rose and the sextet BSO Resound are musical pioneers. Rose, born with cerebral palsy, leads the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s professional ensemble of disabled musicians with a short baton attached to his eyeglasses frame. Rose … » Read
 

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Zeffirelli, Now 95, to Stage New Rigoletto in Oman

November 9, 2018 | James Imam, Musical America
MILAN--Franco Zeffirelli, legendary opera and film director, will return to The Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman, with a new production of Rigoletto . The 95-year-old director's work rate has slowed as he has battled with heart and lung … » Read
 

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Salzburg Easter Festival Names New Artistic Director

November 9, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Nikolaus Bachler, artistic director of the Bavarian State Opera in Munich since 2008, will take much the same responsibilities and title of the Salzburg Easter Festival, as of July 2020. He succeeds Peter Ruzicka, whose contract expires on June … » Read
 
 

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