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Amy Lam to Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

June 13, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Amy Lam, founder and principal of the Lamling Consulting Group, is to serve as interim executive director of the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, which this year runs from July 14 to August 19.  David Kitto, named to the post last fall , has … » Read
 

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Juilliard Hires Former Lincoln Center PR Chief

June 13, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Just on the heels of the departure of its development and chief advancement VP , Juilliard is losing another key staffer in Rosalie Contreras, VP of public affairs. She leaves in July and will be succeeded by Mary Caraccioli a former  … » Read
 

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New Chief Exec for Albany Symphony

June 12, 2024 | Edward Egerton, Musical America
Emily Fritz-Endres is to be the next executive director of the Albany Symphony Orchestra as of August. She succeeds David Hyslop , who has been serving as interim since January, three months after the departure of Anna Kuabara. Fritz-Endes is a … » Read
 

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Five Players, 183 Years of Experience, Retire from the SF Symphony

June 12, 2024 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
San Francisco Symphony has recently announced the retirement of five longtime players who have collectively accrued 183 years in the orchestra. Violinist and former associate concertmaster Nadya Tichman joined the orchestra in 1980, played as … » Read
 

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Two (More) Norwegian Conductors on the Rise

June 12, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Tabita Berglund , who becomes principal guest conductor of the Detroit Symphony as of next season , will take the same role with the Dresden Philharmonic as of 2025-26. Her debut with the orchestra last November, conducting Sibelius’s … » Read
 

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An Exit Interview, of Sorts, with Jaap

June 10, 2024 | Ronald Blum, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Jaap van Zweden decided during the pandemic that he wanted to jettison the jet-setting life of a transatlantic conductor, so the less-flying Dutchman cut short his New York Philharmonic tenure, the orchestra’s shortest … » Read
 

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Faculty Updates: Cleveland Institute of Music

June 10, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As the Cleveland Institute of Music continues to wrestle with pending lawsuits , a vote of no confidence in President Paul Hogle by the faculty, and a call by this last group for unionization in AFM (which the school deems unnecessary), it rolls … » Read
 

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Musician Updates: Pittsburgh Symphony O

June 10, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Retirements in the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra have prompted several new appointments, along with promotions within. In the former category, the PSO has announced a new associate principal cello in Korea-born Dale Jeong, age 21 (three years … » Read
 

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Artistic Planning Chief at SFSymphony to Join Opus 3

June 7, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
As Esa-Pekka Salonen prepares to step down as music director of the San Francisco Symphony at the close of 2024-25, his current right hand at the orchestra, Chief Artistic Officer Phillippa Cole, will exit as well. Opus 3 Artists has announced … » Read
 

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Executive Directors: VA, AZ, WA

June 7, 2024 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Steve Wogaman [pictured], president and artistic director of Chamber Music Detroit, is to succeed Shawn Puller as executive director of the Garth Newel Music Center (GNMC) in Hot Springs, VA. Wogaman, who will continue as AD in Detroit remotely, … » Read
 
 

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