Pick of the Week:

Singing PR becomes orchestra chief

San Francisco’s New Century Chamber Orchestra has named Philip Wilder as its new executive director. New Century’s music director is the ever-interesting Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. Wilder, a singer

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A Russian Vaughan Williams?

When the late Richard Hickox conducted the nine Vaughan Williams symphonies with the Bournemouth orchestra in the mid-1990s it was thought to be the first

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Mega-mezzo quits Salzburg

Nora Gubich has pulled out of the world premiere of Marc-André Dalbavie’s opera, Charlotte Salomon, due to open on July 28. Huge in France, the iconic mezzo

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