Great Scot

Alex Reedijk is leaving his post as general director of the NZ Opera to take the reins at its Scottish counterpart in March 2006. Reedjik has previously worked for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scottish Opera and Wexford Festival Opera, as well as NZ’s International Festival of the Arts and NBR Opera. “I am thrilled to have been offered the opportunity to take up this vital role within Scotland’s national opera company,” said Reedijk on classical music website Andante. “I am confident that I can provide the experience, passion and hard work to help deliver Scottish Opera’s future plans.”


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Inaugural Toronto Film Fest Award Goes to Taika

Inaugural Toronto Film Fest Award Goes to Taika

The Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok filmmaker, Taika Waititi, will receive Toronto Film Festival’s (TIFF) first-ever Ebert Director Award, which will be handed out on 9 September at the inaugural TIFF…