Nick Van Bloss is a Tourette’s sufferer. He has written to six orchestras asking if the reason they won’t let him play is down to his disability. The Royal Philharmonic, the Philharmonia, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Hallé in Manchester… strongly deny any allegation […]
Principal flute of the Royal Philharmonic and London Philharmonic orchestras and of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Jaime Martín turned to conducting full-time five years ago. He is principal conductor of Sweden's Gävle Symphony and chief conductor of the Cadaqués Orchestra, a chamber ensemble in Spain.
The following message was printed in last night’s programme of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, a tribute to John Ward, the orchestra’s principal percussion for almost 30 years. John Ward died this week, aged 91. Writing about John Ward, the problem is where to start. I am anything but unbiased; when I was a small boy […]
press release: SOMM Recordings are about to release a recording with pianist Mark Bebbington and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig. The CD includes the … world premiere of what Grieg left of his incomplete Second Piano Concerto, edited and orchestrated by Robert Matthew-Walker. Show More Summary
John Ward, principal percussion of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for decades and mentor to countless fine musicians, died last night. By all accounts, a lovely man.
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This week in art news: NYPD's Special Victims Squad is investigating photographer Terry Richardson, Charles Dutoit was ousted as the conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Morgan Library & Museum received a $5 million grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation, and more. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
The struggling London orchestra was the last in the world this week to cut its ties with Charles Dutoit after the Swiss conductor was accused of multiple acts of sexual misconduct, which he denies. The reason the RPO was behind the beat was because it desperately needs a flagship conductor with international name recognition, and […]
"Dutoit, the orchestra's principal conductor and artistic director, had been due to step down in October 2019. Following an emergency board meeting, however, his departure has been brought forward and he will leave immediately. In December, three opera singers and a musician accused Dutoit of forcing himself upon them - which he denied."
The Swiss conductor, accused of sexual molestation, has relinquished the last of his positions. He continues to maintain his innocence. Press release: Following an emergency Board meeting and further dialogue with Charles Dutoit, the RPO and Charles Dutoit have together decided to bring forward his resignation from his role as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor. […]
Orchestras are announcing who will replace Charles Dutoit in upcoming concerts: Royal Philharmonic in San Francisco: Thierry Fischer, programs unchanged, Jan. 28 & 29 New York Philharmonic: Joshua Weilerstein, program unchanged, Jan. 17-20
Message from the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic: One of our joint leaders, James Clark is leaving us after 12 years playing with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Best of luck in all of your music-making adventures, you will be dearly missed. We hope you enjoy your final concert tonight for Back to the Future. pic.twitter.com/H4eUtCe3xB […]
The firm that handles the RPO’s PR has just issued this statement: Following media allegations of inappropriate conduct by Charles Dutoit, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and Charles Dutoit have jointly agreed to release him from his forthcoming concert obligations with the orchestra for the immediate future. As a leading international ensemble, the Royal Philharmonic […]
"The orchestra has released a statement saying that it, along with Dutoit, 'have jointly agreed to release him from his forthcoming concert obligations with the orchestra for the immediate future,' adding that it is 'committed to the highest standards of ethical behaviour'.... He has been sacked from other positions at the San Francisco Symphony, […]
Well, that's what this San Francisco Symphony press release amounts to, since he has been removed from upcoming concerts with both SFS and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.Separately, the Philadelphia Orchestra issued a statement basically saying they're shocked. Show More Summary
Antony Ernst, the Australian artistic director of the Strasbourg Philharmonic is switching jobs to the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen. The difference is croissant for breakfast, or Danish. Myself, it’s croissant any day.
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