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BBC NOW Appoints American Maestro

September 12, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
BBC National Orchestra of Wales (BBC NOW), known for its comfort level in a variety of genres, has appointed a 29-year-old California-born maestro to be its next principal conductor, starting in September 2020. First- and audience-prize winner of … » Read
 

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Prominent Verdi Mezzo to Retire from the Stage

September 12, 2019 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Dolora Zajick, one of opera’s preeminent dramatic Verdi mezzo-sopranos, will retire in May of 2020, following three appearances in Janácek's Káta Kabanová at the Metropolitan Opera. Zajick has sung more than 260 … » Read
 

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New Chief Execs for Two Regional Orchestras

September 12, 2019 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Bozeman (MT) Symphony has hired one of its former musicians, Emily Paris-Martin, to be its executive director. Paris-Martin played with the orchestra from 2002-2015, before turning to the administrative side. She served as operations manager, … » Read
 

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Lyric Opera of Chicago Gets New Artistic Leadership

September 12, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Lyric Opera of Chicago announced a major artistic change today, with longtime Music Director Sir Andrew Davis stepping down at the end of 2020-21 and Italian conductor Enrique Mazzola stepping into his shoes immediately thereafter. In the … » Read
 

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Another Opening Night Withdrawal for the Concertgebouw

September 12, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra is having a hard time getting its season underway. Tomorrow night’s opening was supposed to have been conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, with Janine Jansen as soloist in the Tchaikovsky Violin … » Read
 

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Boston Symphony Concertmaster Exits One Week Before Season Opens

September 12, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Just one week out from the opening of its 138 th season, the Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced that its concertmaster of 35 years, Malcolm Lowe, is stepping down, effective immediately. Lowe, 66, has been absent from Symphony Hall for over … » Read
 
 

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