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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 […]

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Canellakis receives 2016 The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award

Evanston, IL – Penny Van Horn, Board Chair of The Solti Foundation U.S. and Elizabeth Buccheri, Artistic and Awards Committee Chair, are pleased to announce the Foundation’s seventh $25,000 Grant, The Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award to Karina Canellakis, currently in her second season as Assistant Conductor of the Dallas […]

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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 […]


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, […]


The Firebird: How one piece of music has shaped a conductor’s life

Vladimir Kulenovic walked through pools of fluorescent lights, scanning the dark shadows backstage. His pace was hurried, but light and relaxed as he searched for his baton after a guest appearance at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in late March. He stopped a man dressed in dark colors who was changing […]


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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]