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Just in: top tenor takes on new career as festival director

Michael Schade, the German-Canadian tenor who works in all the top houses, has become artistic director of the baroque festival in Melk, Austria. His first signing: Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s Concentus Musicus as resident orchestra. Ambitious.

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photo: Schade with Alice Harnoncourt

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  1. Surprising. I didn’t know baroque was his thing.

  2. Wow, way to think outside the box.

  3. John Gilks says:

    What a great choice.

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