Daily News Roundup: 7 December 2016

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  • Jazz pianist Joey Alexander is nominated for a Grammy in the jazz solo category. The 13-year-old Indonesian was nominated last year in two jazz categories but left empty-handed. Find out who the other nominees are here.

 

  • Anthony Bramall has been named principal chief conductor of Munich’s State Theater on Gärtnerplatz. The British conductor, 59, will start in summer 2017.
Anthony Bramall - Photo: Andreas Pohlmann

Anthony Bramall – Photo: Andreas Pohlmann

  • The Northern Ireland Opera has appointed Walter Sutcliffe as its new artistic director. The 30-year-old British will be starting in February 2017.
Walter Sutcliffe - Photo: Wolfgang Runkel

Walter Sutcliffe – Photo: Wolfgang Runkel

  • Violinist and concertmaster Jerrold Rubenstein passed away yesterday in Brussels. The New Yorker taught at the Antwerp Conservatoire and the Queen Elizabeth Music College for many years.

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