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Nielsen“Erik Nielsen brings all the prerequisites: He is a wonderful musician and virtuoso instrumentalist who makes music with the utmost dedication and passion.”

            – Laura Berman, Opera Director, Theater Basel


Erik Nielsen, 2009 Solti Fellow, has been named the new Music Director of Theater Basel, in Basel, Switzerland. Read More …


Erik Nielsen appointed Music Director of Theater Basel

Cristian Macelaru

Copeland and Tchaikovsky keep Cristian Macelaru busy in Houston and St. Louis


Cristian Macelaru says it’s not a challenge to shift from 19th century Russian dances to 20th century American works by Copeland and Barber.

“At first I thought they’d start to blur, but it actually helps me define each composer. Each one has its own voice,” Macelaru explains.

And Macelaru has little plans to slow down. He’s conducting in Chicago, Bucharest, Romania, Toronto, and Seattle, all before Christmas.

Case Scaglione

Case Scaglione tours upstate New York, conducting in Syracuse and Rochester