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Rider U Signs Deal to Sell Westminster Choir College

June 22, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Correction:This story originally stated that the deal had been completed. It has not. Rider has signed a Purchase and Sale Agreement with Beijing Kaiwen Education, but  The New York Times reports that the sale faces several legal challenges … » Read
 

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Of Borders and Separations: Young People's Chorus Takes on Heady Themes

June 22, 2018 | Bruce Hodges, Musical America
NEW YORK—Organizers of last Monday night’s concert could hardly have anticipated how very timely their program would be. On June 18 in Merkin Hall, the Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC) and the Yale Choral Artists … » Read
 

Contests & Awards

Competitions: Montreal's Six-Figure Purse; the Brits Are Back

June 22, 2018 | Brian Wise, Musical America
The 2018 Montreal International Music Competition concluded on June 14 with prizes in two categories: aria and art song. John Brancy [pictured], a 29-year-old American baritone who has studied at Juilliard, won first prize in the art song … » Read
 

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New Executive Director for Miami City Ballet

June 22, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Miami City Ballet has appointed Tania Castroverde Moskalenko [pictured] to be its next executive director. She arrives on August 7 and will work in conjunction Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez .   Castroverde Moskalenko, who … » Read
 

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New Artist Management Signings

June 21, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Contralto Avery Amereau [pictured] has left IMG Artists to join Askonas Holt. Amereau, known to specialize in baroque repertoire, studied at the Juilliard School and made her Met Opera debut two seasons ago, at age 25, as the Madrigal Singer in … » Read
 

Industry News

Cinci Symphony Nears Rights to Build Outdoor Venue

June 21, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
On Monday, June 18, the Cincinnati Symphony (CSO) took two big steps toward securing the right to build a new music venue on the riverfront at The Banks. Unanimous votes, first by three Hamilton County Commissioners and then by the Cincinnati … » Read
 
 

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