The prolific American conductor and composer died earlier today in Virginia. He had been at his home, Castleton Farms, rehearsing and preparing for his annual Castleton Festival.
The legendary conductor, mainstay of New York City Opera for 35 years, has died, says @nprclassical.
Italian conductor Claudio Abbado, former musical director of La Scala, has died at the age of 80. [La Repubblica]
Operetta and film star Marta Eggerth died yesterday in New York. She was 101.
Robert W. Wilson, the American hedge fund manager and former chairman of New York City Opera, has died, an apparent suicide.
The celebrated opera director and filmmaker died today of lung cancer in Paris. He was 68.
The American mezzo-soprano, director, filmmaker and teacher Regina Resnik has died.
The American contralto, who created the title role in Menotti’s The Medium and introduced the song “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” died May 18. She was 92.
The silver-voiced teen star of film musicals of the 1930s and 1940s died earlier this week.