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Opera San José's New General Director

December 8, 2021 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
As of January 2022, Shawna Lucey will be the new general director and CEO at Opera San José (OSJ), succeeding Khori Dastoor, who assumes the same role at the Houston Grand Opera in January. With over 15 years of industry experience, Lucey … » Read
 

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Detroit Symphony Names New Prez and CEO

December 8, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) has looked within to find the successor to Anne Parsons and her 18-year legendary tenure as president and CEO. It is current VP and General Manager Erik Rönmark, who has been with the orchestra since 2005 … » Read
 

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Ensemble intercontemporain Names Successor to Matthias Pintscher

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
French conductor Pierre Bleuse is to be the next music director of the Ensemble intercontemporain, effective in the 2023-24 season and succeeding Matthias Pintscher, in the job since 2013. Bleuse, 44, is the new chief conductor of the Odense … » Read
 

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SF Opera Recruits Seattle's Chorus Director

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Succeeding the much-heralded Ian Robertson, who retires presently after 35 years as director of the San Francisco Opera Chorus, is John Keene, the current head of the music staff and chorus master of the Seattle Opera. He starts remotely in … » Read
 

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Fort Worth Symphony O Names New Principal Guest Conductor

December 7, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As Robert Spano moves from principal guest conductor to music director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra (FWSO) next August, he is to be succeeded in the former post by German conductor Kevin John Edusei, current music director of the Munich … » Read
 

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Zurich Opera Nabs Berlin Staatsoper's Intendant

December 7, 2021 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
It was only in July that the Zurich Opera renewed Andreas Homoki’s contract as intendant through 2025, but already waiting in the wings to succeed him is Matthias Schulz, the current director of Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden, … » Read
 

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Royal Stockholm Phil Names American Chief Conductor

December 6, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
London-based American Ryan Bancroft, who last month was given the 2021 Royal Philharmonic Society Conductor Award, has landed a new job. He is to be chief conductor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra (RSPO) as of 2023-24; in the … » Read
 

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Jamie Barton Speaks Her Mind. Again.

December 6, 2021 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Large in spirit as well as form, mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton doesn’t mince words when it comes to her shifting career goals and her general approach to life. “What I do see already happening, and am really interested in being a part … » Read
 

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Newcomers in the Executive Suite

December 3, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The Monteux School and Music Festival, the six-week conductor-intensive founded by legendary maestro Pierre Monteux in 1943, has a new executive director in Stan Renard , an alumnus of the school. Renard succeeds Marc C. Thayer, in the job … » Read
 

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Good News, Bad News for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

December 2, 2021 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
In October, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opened with great fanfare its new home at Bradley Symphony Center, the $90 million conversion of the former Warner Grand Theater in the downtown area of the city. That's the good news, along with a … » Read
 
 

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