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Cleveland Competition Names Pianist to Run the Show

June 20, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Yaron Kohlberg [pictured], a professional pianist currently based in China, is to succeed Pierre van der Westhuizen as president and CEO of the Cleveland International Piano Competition. Van der Westhuizen succeeded Daniel Gustin as director of … » Read
 

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Seattle Symphony Names New CEO

June 19, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Is it a coincidence that the Seattle Symphony’s two most recent CEOs are former chief executives of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra? In 2011 it appointed Simon Woods of the RSNO; with Woods now running the LA Phil, it has named … » Read
 

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SOME White Men in the Biz Fear They Are Too 'Pale, Male, and Stale' to Succeed

June 19, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In an interview in The Telegraph promoting her upcoming BBC4 program The Lost World of Female Composers , soprano Danielle de Niese [pictured] makes an argument for recognizing “unsung heroines” that is well-reasoned and free of the … » Read
 

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Music Director Entrances and Exits, Regional Edition

June 19, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Asheville (NC) Symphony has named Serbian-born Darko Butorac [pictured] as its new music director. He will remain artistic chief of the Tallahassee (FL) Symphony and the Missoula (MT) Symphony as well. Butorac, one of six candidates for the … » Read
 

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Concert Artists of Baltimore Shutters After 30 Years

June 18, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Concert Artists of Baltimore (CAB), a staple on the metropolitan area music scene for over 30 years, is going out of business. “It was a very emotional decision that was not easy to make,” Barry F. Williams, the group’s … » Read
 

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Details Emerge in Levine's Lawsuit vs. the Met

June 18, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The New York Post is providing details from James Levine’s lawsuit against the Met Opera , including the inclusion of excerpts from admirers’ “love letters” to prove the relationships were consensual. Also reported are … » Read
 
 

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