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Cleveland Institute Opera Artistic Director Resigns

March 21, 2018 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
At the end of the current academic year, David Bamberger, for 14 years the artistic director of the Opera Theater at the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), is resigning to move to California near their son and his family. Bamberger has been a … » Read

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Ojai Fest Appoints Chad Smith to Succeed Tom Morris

March 21, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Chad Smith has added another job to his current one, as Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is to succeed Thomas W. Morris as artistic director of the Ojai Festival, thereby becoming music programmer supreme of the El Ay … » Read

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New Century Chamber O Elevates Popular Violinist as Music Director

March 20, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Two years after his first performance with the orchestra, and not quite one year into his position as artistic partner , Daniel Hope has been named music director of the New Century Chamber Orchestra (NCCO). The British violinist, onetime member … » Read

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Another Sex Offender at the Opera House

March 16, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
A longstanding member of Opera Australia has pled guilty to six counts of sexual assault against a 14-year-old girl in the mid-1990s. David Edward Lewis, a 58-year-old tenor, was a permanent member of the opera's chorus for 25 years. In July 2017 … » Read

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Teachout to Gelb: Resign or Release the Full Report

March 15, 2018 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
The aftershocks from the Met’s investigation and subsequent firing of its longtime music director continue. In a strongly worded article, the Wall Street Journal ’s Terry Teachout echoes other commentators’ view that the Met … » Read

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Opera Company Hires CEO Who Knows Nothing About the Field

March 15, 2018 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
The English National Opera’s (ENO)  recent choice of Stuart Murphy as the company’s new chief executive has drawn critical fire from The Guardian’ s Andrew Clements. In selecting the former director of Sky Entertainment … » Read

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