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Philharmonia Baroque Names New Music Director

January 17, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Richard Egarr, music director of the Academy of Ancient Music since 2006, is to take on the same title with the San Francisco-based Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale as of 2021-22. He succeeds Nicholas McGegan, who in October announced … » Read
 

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Two European Festivals Get New Artistic Leaders

January 16, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Ireland’s Wexford Festival Opera has named Rosetta Cucchi [pictured] as its new artistic director. The former, currently under Luigi Ferrari, is known for its daring programming, the latter has a record for bold management. As artistic … » Read
 

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Baryshnikov Arts Center Chief to Step Down

January 16, 2019 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Georgiana Pickett will step down as executive director of Manhattan’s Baryshnikov Arts Center as of April 26, 2019; she has been in the job since 2011.   As BAC’s administrative head, a position she has held since August 2011, … » Read
 

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Vienna Symphony Manager Exits for Radio France

January 15, 2019 | Frank Cadenhead, Musical America
The Orchestre national de France announced Friday the selection of a new general manager (délégué général). Johannes Neubert [pictured], 49, will start on September 1. The orchestra, founded in 1934, is the … » Read
 

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Marin Alsop on Her First Time Conducting Messiaen's Turangalîla-Symphonie

January 15, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s (BSO) recent performances of Olivier Messiaen's Turangalîla-Symphonie represented a first for the orchestra as well as its music director, Marin Alsop. “It's a rare treat for me to be able to … » Read
 

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Key Carnegie Hall Exec to Exit for Sunny CA

January 15, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Jeremy Geffen, senior director and artistic advisor at Carnegie Hall, is to become executive and artistic director of Cal Performances at UC Berkeley as of April 1. He succeeds Matías Tarnopolsky, who left last summer to become president … » Read
 
 

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