Appointments, Awards, & News

July 2006
American Record Guide;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p33
The article presents updates on the career of several music directors and musicians. Placido Domingo has extended his contracts with the Los Angeles Opera and the Washington National Opera. Jayce Ogren has been appointed assistant conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra. Australian composer Jonathan Mills will serve as director of the Edinburgh International Festival in October 2006.


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