Daily News Roundup: 7 February 2017

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MONTREAL

-The Montreal Symphony Orchestra won three prizes Sunday evening at the Gala des prix Opus. In all, 26 different prizes had been given to the artists. [More details]

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-The violinist Midori will be, Thursday and Sunday evening, in concert with the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra. [More details]

-The saxophonist Sam Newsome will be at the MgGill University Wednesday. [More details]

-The music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will be in concert this week with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe. [More details]

INTERNATIONAL

-Great article on the discrimination againt women in the Classical music culture, especially for the Music director. [More details]

-« Don Davis, principal trombone of the Boston Philharmonic since it was founded in 1979, has died of cancer.» [More details] [More details]

-An opera boos two evenings consecutively by some people disturbed the concert. [More details]

-Joana Carneiro, music director of the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, had given birth to triplets yesterday.  [More details]

-«The American composer [John Adams] has been named visiting professor of composition at the Royal Academy of Music.» [More details]

-Christoph von Dohnanyi published a letter denouncing the increase of intolerance in the USA. [More details]

-« Kuwait’s new opera house, opened three months ago [in Dubai was in flame yesterday]» [More details]

-The Museum of Maurice Ravel in France if officially closed. [More details]

-« Venezuelan cellist Horacio Contreras joins Music Institute of Chicago faculty » [More details]

 

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