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Artist Management Moves

June 27, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Acclaimed French pianist David Fray [pictured] has joined Arabella Arts for general management. He was previously with IMG Artists. In addition to performing internationally as a soloist and with major orchestras,  Fray in 2021 launched the … » Read

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Sheila Nadler Dies at 82

June 27, 2022
Mezzo-soprano Sheila Nadler died on June 25 in Manhattan at age 82. She studied with Rosa Ponselle and was among the selected few chosen for Maria Callas’s famous masterclasses at Juilliard 1971-72. Ms. Nadler sang major roles on stages … » Read

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Updates in Academia

June 24, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Ukrainian violist Maxim Rysanov will join the Yehudi Menuhin School (YMS) as its first associate artist, a role that will see him visiting the school several times annually, as a chamber music coach and conductor and giving masterclasses. He next … » Read

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Emergency Landing at Glyndebourne

June 24, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
When the tenor and his understudy in Glyndebourne’s production of Ethel Smyth's The Wreckers both fell ill on June 21, it required a chartered helicopter to guarantee that the show could go on. Adam Gilbert, an associate artist with the … » Read

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Pittsburgh Names 3 Key Players, Including Concertmaster

June 23, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
After nearly six seasons without a permanent concertmaster, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has finally named one, effective in 2022-23 and starting this summer on the orchestra’s European tour. David McCarroll [pictured] succeeds Noah … » Read

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A Few New Music Directors

June 22, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Lancaster (PA) Symphony Orchestra has chosen Michael Butterman [pictured] from what it says were 190 applicants for the job of music director. He succeeds Stephen Gunzenhauser, in the job for 40 of the LSO’s 75 years. Butterman starts … » Read

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A Sharer, Not an 'Accompanist'

June 22, 2022 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Julius Drake made an important discovery very early in his musical career. He loved playing the piano, but had no desire to be a soloist. “I can still remember meeting this clarinetist and playing through one of the Brahms sonatas with … » Read

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Drottningholms Slottsteater Names Music Director

June 21, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Switzerland's Drottningholms Slottsteater, which dates to 1766 and specializes in Baroque repertoire, has named harpsichordist and conductor Francesco Corti to be its musical director, effective January 1, 2023. It is a new position in which he … » Read

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New Resident Conductor for the Toronto Symphony

June 21, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra has named a rising young talent as its next resident conductor. Trevor Wilson, who trained under Marin Alsop at the Peabody Institute and Yannick Nézet-Séguin at Orchestre Métropolitain’s … » Read

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Dresden Hires Daniele Gatti

June 21, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Two weeks ago, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw  announced its next chief conductor, as successor to Daniele Gatti, who was fired amid claims of sexual harassment in 2018. Now, some ten days later, Gatti has been announced as the next chief … » Read

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