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March 2017

March 15
Deborah Borda, President and CEO who Transformed Los Angeles Philharmonic, Announced as Next Chief of New York Philharmonic 
In a Conspicuous Poaching, Borda Will Return to the New York Philharmonic, Where She Previously Held the Role of President and CEO During the 1990s
DEBORAH BORDA, who since 2000 has served as president and CEO of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, transforming that symphony orchestra into one of the most acclaimed and forward-looking ensembles in the country, has been tapped to lead the New York...
March 07
News Alberto Zedda med 317Conductor Alberto Zedda, 89, Leading Authority on Nineteenth-Century Italian Opera, has Died
    Maestro Alberto ZeddaPhoto: Rossini Opera Festival  ALBERTO ZEDDAMILAN, JANUARY 2, 1928—PESARO, MARCH 6, 2017  A leading authority on nineteenth-century Italian opera, the conductor and musicologist studied with Antonino...
March 06
Kurt Moll, 79, German Bass Whose Five-Decade Career Played Out on Major European and North American Stages, has Died
GERMAN BASS KURT MOLL, 79, whose forty-five year career took him from Europe’s most important opera houses and concert stages to the stage of the Met, where he sang nearly 130 performances of roles that included Hermann in Tannhäuser, Osmin in...
March 03
Bravura Style thmb 1116Vittorio Grigolo to Replace Jonas Kaufmann in Met's New Tosca Next Season
Grigolo, set to sing Cavaradossi in the Met's new ToscaPhotographed by Ball & Albanese at New York City’s Columbus Citizens Foundation THE METROPOLITAN OPERA has announced that tenor Vittorio Grigolo has been tapped to sing...

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