musical director

ROME | Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

ROME — Rome’s opera house is defending hiring conductor Daniele Gatti, who was fired by an Amsterdam-based orchestra last summer over sexual misconduct allegations. Teatro dell’Opera di Roma spokesman Renato Bossa said on Friday that the theater signed Gatti this week to a three-year contract as musical director because in a country with “rule of … Continue reading ROME | Rome opera hires Gatti, who lost job over #metoo allegations

NEW YORK | AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again

NEW YORK — Once a week, Roberta Flack gives a musical performance for an exclusive group. The lucky audience consists of a musical director, who works with the legend to keep her instrument — her voice — in top form. It would be an important exercise for any singer, but even more critical given that … Continue reading NEW YORK | AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing again