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WFMT Names New VP and General Manager

January 23, 2019 | Sarah Shay, Musical America
Chicago-based WFMT, which specializes in classical content, including Chicago Symphony Orchestra broadcasts and such syndicated shows as Exploring Music with McGlaughlin, has a new VP and general manager. He is George Preston, current general … » Read

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Joachim Violin Competition Gets New Leadership

January 23, 2019 | Anthony Brown, Musical America
Hannover’s triennial Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition has put new leadership in place as it looks to its next competition, in 2021. Violinists Antje Weithaas [pictured] and Oliver Wille will serve as co-artistic … » Read

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Artist Manager Seldy Cramer Trims Her Roster

January 23, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
San Francisco based artist manager Seldy Cramer has informed her clients of her decision to cut back, delivering most of artists into the hands of colleagues while maintaining management of the Takács Quartet and Uruguay-born conductor … » Read

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Toronto Arts Center Gets Renamed for the 4th Time

January 23, 2019 | Taylor Grant, Musical America
Toronto’s largest performance venue is about to get yet another name. At a Jan. 21 press conference Civic Theaters Toronto announced that it will be partnering with Ontario’s largest credit union to rebrand the Sony Center for the … » Read

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San Francisco Opera Offers Britten, Bates, and Mozart in 2019-20

January 23, 2019 | Georgia Rowe, Musical America
Productions of Romeo and Juliet, Billy Budd , and Manon Lescaut , the start of a multi-year project devoted to the Mozart-Da Ponte operas, and the Bay Area premiere of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs are among the highlights of San Francisco … » Read

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Preliminary Designs Unveiled for London's New Music Center

January 22, 2019 | Susan Elliott, Musical America
Sir Simon’s dream of a new home for the London Symphony Orchestra, before he even became its music director, has by now evolved into a massive project embraced by multiple parties and in the early stages of design. The same architectural … » Read

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