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Sheku Makes His American Orchestral Debut

October 22, 2018 | Thomas May, Musical America
SEATTLE, WA—Last May, when he performed three pieces at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markl, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason enchanted a global audience, piquing the interest of many listeners new to classical music. That … » Read
 

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Evans Mirages to Exit Atlanta

October 22, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Evans Mirageas will exit his post as VP of artistic planning for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in December; he plans to spend more time with the Cincinnati Opera, where he has (simultaneously) been artistic director since 2005. He’s been … » Read
 

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Competitions Are Evolving Into Something More

October 22, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Competitions in the classical music world are evolving, from star-making machines to a regular part of a performer’s training. In a recent Washington Post article, Anne Midgette argues that, as the number of competitions has … » Read
 

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Fisticuffs in the Concert Hall

October 22, 2018 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Classical music’s oft touted ability to soothe the savage breast came up short during an Oct. 11 concert by the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Malmo, Sweden. As the Adagietto movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, led by Andris … » Read
 

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Muhly's Marnie Hasn't Improved Since Its ENO Premiere

October 22, 2018 | Bruce Hodges, Musical America
NEW YORK—On paper, adapting Winston Graham’s 1961 novel Marnie as an opera isn’t a bad idea. The tale of theft and deceit orbits around the title character, whose life is a chain of forged identities. As she travels through 1959 … » Read
 

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Competitions, Conflicts of Interest, and Looming Deadlines

October 19, 2018 | Brian Wise, Musical America
Another auspicious artist named Wang has emerged on the pianist scene. Concert Artists Guild on Wednesday announced that Yinuo Wang [pictured], a 22-year-old pianist from Beijing, China, captured first prize at its annual competition . Wang is a … » Read
 
 

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