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Chicago Lyric Musicians Dig in Their Heels

October 11, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As the strike by its orchestra enters Day 3, the Lyric Opera of Chicago is being forced to cancel its own performances and change venues of those by other groups, such as DaBu’s “Choir Choir Choir” on Friday. That sold-out … » Read

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Kathleen Turner to Join Met Cast of La Fille

October 11, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
If Kathleen Turner can garner a Tony nomination for her brutal portrayal of Martha [pictured] in a recent Broadway revival of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf , then surely she’ll be a convincingly imperious Duchess of Krakenthorp in … » Read

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Toronto Symphony Welcomes Six New Players

October 11, 2018 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
The Toronto Symphony has a number of new musicians starting this season. In the violin section, Korean native Dasol Jeong , 27 [pictured], arrives in January to succeed the retired Hyung-sun Paik. She holds degrees from the Eastman and Juilliard … » Read

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A Special Strad: Recovered, Restored, Re-awakened

October 11, 2018 | Associated Press
NEW YORK — The Stradivarius stolen from late violinist Roman Totenberg and miraculously found more than three decades later has a new life—under the chin of a budding 18-year-old virtuoso. On Tuesday in New York, Totenberg’s … » Read

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Chaos Reigns at Teatro Regio Torino

October 10, 2018 | James Imam, Musical America
MILAN--The Teatro Regio in Turin has plunged deeper into financial crisis, prompting scenes of chaos at the Italian theater. Incumbent and ex-administrators have accused one another of mismanagement, while workers until yesterday  threatened … » Read

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Robert Spano Changes Management

October 10, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
After decades with Opus 3, conductor Robert Spano has expanded his relationship with Harrison Parrott to include North America as well as Asia and Europe. The move coincides with his departure from the Atlanta Symphony, where in January he … » Read

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