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Met Opera Orchestra to Go on Tour for First Time in 20 Years

February 24, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As news arrives this morning from the Berlin Philharmonic that, “on short notice,” Yannick Nézet-Séguin has cancelled this week’s (Feb. 27-29) performances of the Mahler Fourth Symphony, with Elina Garanca as … » Read
 

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EU Artists Will Need a Visa to Perform in the UK. Maybe.

February 24, 2020 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
By the end of 2020, when the U.K.’s exit from the European Union is complete, artists and athletes from the E.U. who wish to ply their trade in the U.K. will be bound by the same rules that currently apply to their non-E.U. peers from … » Read
 

Reviews

Ellen Reid Meets Anton Bruckner; Renée Fleming Referees

February 24, 2020 | George Loomis, Musical America
At first glance, the New York Philharmonic’s program on February 20, conducted by music director Jaap van Zweden looked unusual: A group of contemporary songs, including two by Icelandic singer Björk, sung by Renée Fleming … » Read
 

Contests & Awards

Top Winners in George London Comp Are All Women

February 24, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The score was women 12, men 3 out of the 15 semi-finalists who participated in the finals of the George London Awards held at the Morgan Library and Museum over the weekend. Five—two sopranos, three mezzos--of the 12 women earned $10,000 … » Read
 

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Sydney Symphony to Commission 50 New Works

February 24, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
In a move intended to “to renew the contemporary Australian repertoire and make it available internationally,” the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has announced “50 Fanfares,” a major commissioning project. Over the next … » Read
 

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Cell Phone Stops Welsh Nat'l Opera Performance--Twice

February 24, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
On Saturday night, conductor Carlo Rizzi [pictured] received special applause when, on hearing a phone in the auditorium, he stopped the performance of Welsh National Opera's new production of Verdi's Les Vêpres Sicilienes— not once, … » Read
 
 

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