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Tonhalle Düsseldorf and the International Classical Music Awards announce that the annual ICMA Award Ceremony and Gala Concert will take place on 19 March 2025 at the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf with the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker conducted by ICMA Lifetime Achievement Award winner Adam Fischer. The event will reunite the prominent award winners and representatives from the international musical industry at one of the most prestigious cultural places in Europe. Read More →

Dalia Stasevska

The City of Lahti’s Welfare and Recreation Committee decided to extend Dalia Stasevska’s contract by one year. The extension starts on 1 August 2024 and ends on 31 July 2025. In addition to being artistic director of the Sibelius Festival, Stasevska will conduct five weeks of season concerts.

Alevtina Ioffe folgt auf Nicholas Carter, bisheriger Chefdirigent der Oper der Bühnen Bern. Im Sommer 2025 nimmt Ioffe die Arbeit auf, wie Bühnen Bern am Donnerstag mitgeteilt haben. Alevtina Ioffe lebt seit 2022 in Berlin.

Classeek, the support platform for young classical musicians, is constantly expanding. Its media catalog, which already includes podcasts, concerts and videos, is now available on new platforms, and constantly offers new content. Read More →

Plans were unveiled yesterday for a proposed development of the London Symphony’s St Luke’s facilities in East London, building on its 20-year history as a major center for recording, live performance and the education programs. Read More →

Laut einem Bericht des brasilianischen Magazins Concerto läuft das Symphonieorchester von Minas Gerais Gefahr, ein Opfer im Streit um die Führung des lokalen Konzertsaales zu werden. Read More →

Edo de Waart

Dutch conductor Edo de Waart, 82, is retiring as conductor after a career spanning more than sixty years. De Waart has been chief conductor of the Dutch Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (RFO) for many years and was due to give two more concerts with the orchestra this coming weekend, but has canceled them. He announced that it was no longer possible for him and called it « a difficult decision ». Read More →

Kedrick Armstrong

The Oakland Symphony has named Kedrick Armstrong, currently principal conductor of the Knox-Galesburg Symphony in Western Illinois, as its next music director. Read More →

Musica program announced today that it has successfully reached its $100,000,000 goal of in perpetuity capital for Québec cultural organizations, with more than 700 large donations from individuals and families. Read More →

At Milan’s La Scala the board meeting chaired by Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala, proposed to extend for one year the contracts of current superintendent Dominique Meyer and music director Riccardo Chailly expiring in February 2025 and in the meantime appoint as superintendent-designate Fortunato Ortombina, incoming from La Fenice, a name on which Sala and Culture Minister Gennaro Sangiuliano had agreed, with Daniele Gatti also coming in as music director. Read More →

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