The latest news for classical music professionals.
Saturday 30 April 2016
11:29AM GMT (19 hours, 42 minutes ago)
Lebanese-Nigerian Mrs Boulos was born in Burkina Faso but moved to Nigeria when her family relocated to expand their business.
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Friday 29 April 2016
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She said the fact that her violin, a 1742 Guarneri, is a rare and valuable instrument, is irrelevant: “It could be a $50 student violin and the same problem exists.”
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In the more than 30 years that I have been going to the opera, in no opera house, on any continent, have I seen a production that used the quintessential Wagnerian stereotype: The pseudo-Viking horned helmet.
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The recent hiring of Joseph Specter as Arizona Opera's new general director isn't the first time in this last year that Phoenix and Austin have shared organizational arts leaders.
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How an opera singer's exercise routine could teach you more than you think...
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ENO hoping American-born director will bring stability to company that has lurched from crisis to crisis over past two years...
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The target public – that youthful constituency so reluctant to sample opera – was nowhere in evidence.
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Music of every genre, every culture and every period employs repeated phrases for effect. Why do we love to listen to the same things again and again?
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Thursday 28 April 2016
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Wednesday 27 April 2016
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There below the granite cross positioned among low stones in an eastern corner of the cemetery, she’s simply described as the “wife of” Luére, with no hint of her incredible life.
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There is chaos at the Romanian national opera: a row that began when the ballet company's Danish artistic director resigned with a parting shot at management has led to shows being cancelled, dancers refusing to perform, local artists protesting...
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Tuesday 26 April 2016
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Kobborg, who began working at the opera in 2013, recently resigned citing pressure from managers. Under the previous management, a dispute erupted with some employees shouting "Out with foreigners!" claiming Kobborg was overpaid. Cojocaru is engaged to Kobborg.
1:54PM GMT (4 days, 17 hours ago)
Setback for company after Russian star pulls out of production saying her voice has ‘evolved in a different direction’
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Monday 25 April 2016
10:29PM GMT (5 days, 8 hours ago)
Orchestra Left Without Chair When Music Stops: How independent are musicians who play and perform with others? Do they have more artistic control on their own, or do they only become truly great artists in collaboration with others when their independent talents combine to make incredible music?
10:04PM GMT (5 days, 9 hours ago)
This meticulously researched book honours eight female composers who defied the odds and thrived in a man’s world...
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In 2014 she found out the 190-page manuscript was being offered for sale by a company called Flogit4U, which specialises in selling valuable items on auction website eBay.
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Semi-Final Schedule: April 25, 2016...
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