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Met Opera a Victim of Cyberattack

December 7, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Tried getting on the Met website lately? Here’s the (only) message on the home page: "The Met has experienced a cyberattack that has temporarily impacted our network systems, which include our website, box office, and call center. All … » Read

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LA Opera Artistic Admin Headed to Shepherd School

December 7, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Joshua Winograde, senior director of artistic programs at LA Opera, will leave his post to become professor of opera and director of opera studies at Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, as of July 2023. He succeeds Miah Im who died in fall … » Read

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A Few Artist Management Moves

December 7, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Arabella Artists has signed two new artists in recent weeks, one arriving from IMG Artists and the other from Sciolino Artist Management. The former is Venezuelan-born Spanish conductor José Luis Gome z, music director of the Tucson … » Read

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Oklahoma City Phil Calls Mr. Fixit

December 7, 2022 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Not that he ever left, but David Hyslop is back. He has just agreed to be interim executive director of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic—his 14 th interim executive directorship since he “retired” in 2003 after 13 years as CEO of … » Read

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Mannes/New School Teachers' Strike Drags On

December 7, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The adjunct/part-time faculty at the New School in New York, which includes the Mannes School of Music, went on strike on Nov. 16. Adjuncts comprise 87 percent of the teachers at the institution, and 96 percent of those at Mannes—the … » Read

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Cleveland Institute Gets $2M

December 7, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The Kulas Foundation has made a multi-year commitment of $2 million to the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM). The gift consists of a one-time $1 million leadership gift and a pledge of $150,000 in annual operating support for seven years. The … » Read

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A Flock of New Tenors at the Met

December 6, 2022 | Mike Silverman, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off a triumphant debut, French tenor Benjamin Bernheim seems likely to become a familiar presence at the Metropolitan Opera. Just not too familiar, he hopes. Bernheim, already a star at major European houses, is one … » Read


A New Don Carlo in Naples, Complete with Luxury Cast

December 6, 2022 | James Imam, Musical America
MILAN—On Nov. 26, Naples’s famed the Teatro di San Carlo was due to open its season with a highly anticipated new production of Don Carlo , staged by Claus Guth before an illustrious audience including Italy’s foreign and … » Read

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James MacMillan's Secret No More

December 6, 2022 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
For more than a decade, Scottish composer James MacMillan had to keep a secret about “one the most significant things that has ever happened to me.” His secret—that he had written an anthem for the funeral service of Queen … » Read

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Another Mega Getty Gift for SFCM

December 6, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation for the Arts, established in May 2022 to accept the proceeds from the record-breaking sale of the couple’s art collection, has pledged what amounts to the largest gift ever received by the San Francisco … » Read

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