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Suspended Academy Chief Sues, Claiming Sexual Harassment, Grammy 'Irregularities,' More

January 21, 2020 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Deborah Dugan is indeed “stepping up.” The embattled CEO of the Recording Academy, put on  administrative leave last week amid claims of bullying and a “formal allegation of misconduct," has filed her own lawsuit against … » Read
 

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Flower Power: Julia Wolfe Explodes the 1960s

January 21, 2020 | Richard S. Ginell, Musical America
LOS ANGELES –-The events, personalities and issues of the 1960s—the riots, the assassinations, the Beatles, drugs, free love, Vietnam, feminism, black power, etc.—have been publicized so much as to nearly lose their power to … » Read
 

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Susanna Mälkki Changes Management

January 21, 2020 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Susanna Mälkki, Musical America’s 2017 Conductor of the Year , has joined a rather elite group of maestros: Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Chilean-Italian conductor Paolo Bortolameolli. The four are the sole clients of Fidelio … » Read
 

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BBC Chief to Step Down

January 21, 2020 | Associated Press
LONDON — BBC Director-General Tony Hall announced Monday that he will step down from the helm of the U.K. broadcaster in six months after seven years in the job. Hall said he was quitting so that a new leader can oversee a mid-term review … » Read
 

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Royal Phil: Brexit Sees U.K. Orchestras Touring the U.S. the Most

January 21, 2020 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
The United Kingdom’s imminent exit from the European Union is necessitating a re-evaluation of where the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and other U.K. orchestras may tour in the coming years. A recent survey of 1,462 classical music … » Read
 

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Impeachment Polka Then and Now

January 21, 2020 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
A political spectacle can be counted on to attract all sorts looking to benefit financially, whether from selling buttons and other souvenirs to producing newspapers and more current forms of media. The impeachment of a president is a rara avis … » Read
 
 

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