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  • Placido Domingo says Operalia prizes 'went to the right people'

    Placido Domingo says Operalia prizes 'went to the right people'
    When he arrived last week in Los Angeles for Plácido Domingo's annual Operalia competition, the young Guatemalan tenor Mario Chang experienced a singer's worst fear: He had come down with a throat infection.
  • James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony's Ravinia Festival

    James Conlon to quit post with Chicago Symphony's Ravinia Festival
    James Conlon, the Los Angeles Opera’s music director and conductor, will step down next year from another prominent post, music director of the Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s summer equivalent of the 'Hollywood Bowl. Ravinia Festival...

    Ravinia music director James Conlon extends contract through 2015

    Ravinia music director James Conlon extends contract through 2015
    Outgoing music director James Conlon and Ravinia are not rushing into any parting of the ways. The 64-year-old American conductor has offered to extend his present contract with the festival for another year, which will keep him in his post through the...

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...

    'Recovered Voices' initiative studies grim history of Nazi censorship

     'Recovered Voices' initiative studies grim history of Nazi censorship
    James Conlon's Los Angeles Opera "Recovered Voices" mission of reviving music suppressed by the Nazis has been on hiatus lately, economic recovery being the company's priority. For the time being, the music director has, instead, looked elsewhere, such as...