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THE SCOOP | Hamilton Philharmonic’s Gemma New Appointed Principal Guest Conductor Of Dallas Symphony

By Michael Vincent on October 22, 2018

Rising young conductor Gemma New has been named Principal Guest Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO).

The appointment requires two weeks of concerts to take place during the 2019/20 season and three additional weeks of concerts in the 2020/21 season.

“It is a great pleasure and privilege to be named to this position at the Dallas Symphony,” said New in a press release statement. “I am looking forward to joining these exceptional musicians on the Meyerson Symphony Center stage, creating transformative performances with them as well as making many new friends in Dallas.”

Gemma New, who joined the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra in 2016 and is under contract until 2021. She is also Resident Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. New remains under contract with the HPO through 2021.

“Gemma is one of the most exciting young conductors active on the international stage today,” said Kim Noltemy, Dallas Symphony Association President & CEO. “Our search committee was extremely impressed with her inspiring podium leadership and the excellent artistic achievements during her St. Louis Symphony tenure. We know that she will be a fantastic artistic complement to incoming Music Director Fabio Luisi.”

New’s appearances in 2019 will coincide with the DSO’s inaugural Women in Classical Music Symposium.

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Michael Vincent is the Editor-in-chief Ludwig Van and CEO of Museland Media. He publishes regularly and writes occasionally. He has worked as a senior editor for over fifteen years and is a former freelance classical music critic for the Toronto Star. Michael holds a Doctorate in Music from the University of Toronto.
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Michael Vincent is the Editor-in-chief Ludwig Van and CEO of Museland Media. He publishes regularly and writes occasionally. He has worked as a senior editor for over fifteen years and is a former freelance classical music critic for the Toronto Star. Michael holds a Doctorate in Music from the University of Toronto.
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THE SCOOP | Art Of Time Ensemble Announce 2019/20 Season Includeing A Celebration Of Abbey Road

By Michael Vincent on February 20, 2019

Standing true to the Art of Time ethos, the ensemble will kick-off the 2019–20 season with a deep dive into everything from the work of the Gershwins to a program inspired by Abbey Road.
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THE SCOOP | Conductor Noel Edison is launching a comeback choir and looking for singers

By Michael Vincent on March 16, 2019

The Edison Singers will feature three concerts a year, a possible tour, recordings, and will be conducted by Noel Edison.
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THE SCOOP | Banff Centre Announces $10M Donation From Alberta Oil Industry

By Michael Vincent on February 26, 2019

The Banff Centre receives one of the largest donations ever received in their 86-year history.
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