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Villazón named Artistic Director of Salzburg Mozart Week

June 27, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Salzburg Mozart Week has named Rolando Villazón the new artistic director from this Jul. 1. His contract initially runs until 2023, to include five Mozart Weeks. The first week entirely programmed by the opera singer, stage director and … » Read
 

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Italian President Honors Chung Myung-whun

June 27, 2017 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
It’s good news month for conductor Chung Myung-whun. Hard on the heels of the dismissal  of embezzlement charges in Seoul comes the announcement that he is to be awarded the Italy National Contribution Medal. The medal was established … » Read
 

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Violinist thrown off flight for stowing instrument

June 27, 2017 | Anthony Brown, MusicalAmerica.com
Aer Lingus has joined the long list of airlines making life difficult for travelling musicians. Freelance violinist and Alexander Technique tutor Aingeala De Búrca ran into difficulty when trying to stow her instrument in the overhead bin … » Read
 

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New Assistant Conductor for Memphis Symphony

June 27, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Andrew Crust has been named assistant conductor of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra. He is currently assistant conductor of the Portland Symphony Orchestra, which he will remain for the 2017-18 season. He is scheduled to conduct the majority of the … » Read
 

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New Maestro for San Luis Obispo Symphony

June 26, 2017 | MusicalAmerica.com
Andrew Sewell, in his 17th season as music director of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, is the new music director of the San Luis Obispo Symphony. He plans to commute from Madison, WI, to California, where he’ll start the first of his three … » Read
 

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Chung Myung-whun Cleared – Again

June 26, 2017 | Nicholas Beard, MusicalAmerica.com
Charges against former Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra music director Chung Myung-whun were dismissed by Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office on Friday (Jun. 23). In August 2016  local police were reported to have found “no … » Read
 
 

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