(c) Sébastien Grébille

Einen großartigen Opernabend in konzertanter Form erlebte unser Mitarbeiter Alain Steffen am Mittwoch im großen Saal der Luxemburger Philharmonie mit Mozarts La Clemenza di Tito. Read More →

Ensemble Esperanza im Rathaussaal Vaduz

Im Rathaussaal von Vaduz spielte das Kammerorchester Ensemble Esperanza gestern Abend als nunmehr selbständiges Unternehmen das Auftaktkonzert, das es in eine neue Ära führen soll. Remy Franck berichtet. Read More →

Klaus Mäkelä
(c) Heikki Tuuli

Philharmonie Paris and Orchestre de Paris as well as the Concertgebouw and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam have announced a musical partnership. These institutions will work together in different areas over the course of the coming years. At the heart of the partnership is the Finnish conductor Klaus Mäkelä, Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris and Artistic Partner and Chief Conductor Designate of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Read More →

The Geneva Chamber Orchestra has announced the appointment of Raphaël Merlin as Artistic and Musical Director of the orchestra to succeed Arie van Beek. The the young conductor Holly Hyun Choe and Gabor Takacs-Nagy have been named Associate Conductors. These appointments will be effective from the 2023-24 season. Read More →

Universal Music Group has acquired a 49% stake in the music company [PIAS] with its various services and labels, among them, Harmonia Mundi. Read More →

Julian Rachlin
(c) Ashley Klassen

The Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra in Norway has announced that 47-year-old Austrian Julian Rachlin will be the orchestra’s new Chief Conductor beginning with the 23/24 season. He succeeds Nathalie Stutzmann, who had held the position since 2018. Read More →

Der mit 25.000 Euro dotierte Preis Innovation 2022 geht an das Saarländische Staatsorchester. Das teilte heute die Deutsche Orchester-Stiftung mit. Read More →

The Handel Prize of the City of Halle, awarded by the Handel House Foundation, will go to the Italian mezzo-soprano Anna Bonitatibus in 2023. This was announced by the foundation. In doing so, the Board of Trustees honored the boundless enthusiasm with which the singer has been interpreting Handel’s music for years, as well as her passionate commitment, which leads to the performance of even lesser-known works. Read More →

Quek Ling Kiong (b. 1967, Singapore) has been appointed as Principal Conductor of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra. Tsung Yeh, who has helmed the Orchestra for 20 years, will step down as music director and be appointed conductor emeritus starting 2023. Read More →

Michael Stern

The National Repertory Orchestra (NRO), a summer music festival ensemble based in Breckenridge, CO, announced that Music Director Michael Stern is extending his stay for another three years, leading the orchestra through the 2025 concert season. Read More →

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