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Cleveland O Is Gifted the Mahler Resurrection Autograph

September 28, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Gustav Mahler’s autograph score of his Symphony No. 2, Resurrection , now belongs to the Cleveland Orchestra, a gift from Herbert G. Kloiber, an Austrian media tycoon and orchestra trustee. “The manuscript,” exclaimed … » Read
 

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A Woman's Revenge Launches the Metropolitan Opera Season

September 27, 2022 | Mike Silverman, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The first time Sondra Radvanovsky opened the Metropolitan Opera season, she played a mother who contemplates murdering her two young sons as revenge against her faithless lover. Five year later she’s back in a role … » Read
 

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Black Composers Project to See Its First Fruits in San Francisco

September 27, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The first product of the Emerging Black Composers Project , the two-year-old commissioning project of the San Francisco Symphony and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, is set for its premiere on Sept. 29 with Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting … » Read
 

People in the News

Heidelberg's GMD Will Exit at Season's End

September 27, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Elias Grandy, general music director of the City of Heidelberg, inclusive of its opera and philharmonic, will step down at the end of the season after eight years in the job. Grandy, 42, has been taking on increasing guest conducting jobs of late … » Read
 

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The Other Otello Bows at Philly's 'O' Festival

September 27, 2022 | Ronald Blum, Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rossini’s Otello premiered in 1816, and the musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play was a hit for seven decades. Then Verdi’s version debuted in 1887 and was acclaimed as a pinnacle of the art … » Read
 

People in the News

Dallas Symphony Welcomes New Players

September 27, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Since the pandemic, quite a number of new musicians have joined the Dallas Symphony, including former Atlanta Symphony principal trumpet Stuart Stephenson, succeeding the late Ryan Anthony in that role with the DSO. Also new are associate … » Read
 

Reviews

Massive Gurrelieder Opens the LPO

September 26, 2022 | Clive Paget, Musical America
LONDON—Last year, Edward Gardner  opened the London Philharmonic Orchestra’s season with Michael Tippett’s glorious, yet rarely performed opera, The Midsummer Marriage . If that proved the incoming principal … » Read
 

People in the News

NY Phil & Boston Symphony Tap New Players

September 26, 2022 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
The New York Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony Orchestra have welcomed new musicians and administrative staff in anticipation of their upcoming 2022-23 seasons.  In New York three violinists are the first musicians to join the orchestra … » Read
 

Contests & Awards

Another Trophy for Dudamel

September 25, 2022 | Nicholas Beard, Musical America
Gustavo Dudamel—Musical America’s 2013 Artist of the Year , current artistic head of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Paris Opera—has been given the fourteenth Glenn Gould Prize, a biennial award honoring its namesake’s … » Read
 

Contests & Awards

17-year-old Takes Top Fritz Kreisler Prize

September 26, 2022 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
The tenth International Fritz Kreisler Violin Competition, whose three top prize winners performed in a gala in Vienna on September 25, has announced 17-year-old Guido Sant’Anna e Silva of Brazil as the top winner. His  compatriot … » Read
 
 

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