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Scaglione sets bar high with Dallas Season Opener

Case Scaglione (Solti Fellow, ’11), took the podium in early September at the Dallas City Performance Hall to usher in a new season for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and went straight to work putting the ensemble through its paces in a program featuring Mozart’s Serenata notturna, Stravinsky’s Danses concertantes, and Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals. […]

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Eleven Conductors Awarded the 2016 Solti Foundation U.S. Career Assistance Award

The Solti Foundation U.S. today announced the largest number of recipients to receive a Solti Foundation Career Assistance Award by the organization in one year, surpassing last year’s nine awards and bringing the number of such grants given by the Foundation in its twelve year history to 46. This year’s recipients hold positions throughout the […]


Weilerstein carries Baltimore performance

Sharing a stage with a YouTube sensation might be intimidating. But if Joshua Weilerstein was nervous, he didn’t show it when he guest-conducted the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in late October. According to the Washington Post, the bill featured works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, and a 2013 work by Christopher Rouse, former BSO composer-in-residence. Robert Battey called […]


Feddeck conducts CSO with aplomb

For James Feddeck, no one day at work is like another. And for the conductor, who left the Cleveland Orchestra in 2013, guest conducting has become a way into concert halls from Stockholm and Berlin to Toronto and Detroit. His most recent subscription series debut, for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, on Saturday, was a clear […]


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Canellakis leads night of dance-accompanied music in Dallas

The Dallas Morning News called it the season’s most fun concert, and referred to Karina Canellakis as “both authoritative and musically expressive.” The Dallas Symphony Orchestra‘s Remix series presented two nights of music September 11 and 12, accompanied by members of Dallas Black Dance Theatre II. Scott Cantrell of the Dallas Morning News described the […]


Attar finds new home at Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra

After Yaniv Attar guest-conducted in State College during the Pennsylvania Centre Orchestra‘s 2014-2015 season, he says he was immediately impressed. “The music-making was completely natural with this group, and one can get to a very high level in quite a short time.” So when he was asked to take up the role of music director, […]


Kalia grapples for director position in Bakersfield

When Roger Kalia threw his hat in the ring for the role of music director at the Bakersfield Symphony in Bakersfield, California, he probably didn’t realize the audition would include wrestling. As a part of his initial visit to Bakersfield, Kalia had an opportunity to meet the community he hopes to support during a fundraiser […]