Regula Rapp Appointed New Rector of the Barenboim-Said Akademie

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Regula Rapp Appointed New Rector of the Barenboim-Said Akademie

Founding Rector Michael Naumann to Retire Following His 80th birthday

The founding rector of the Barenboim-Said Akademie, Michael Naumann, will resign  from his duties after his 80th birthday. He will be succeeded by Regula Rapp, currently rector of the Stuttgart University of Music and the  Performing Arts. Naumann and Daniel Barenboim, GMD at the  Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, are “extraordinarily happy” with the decision of the former chief dramaturg of the Staatsoper, trained cembalist and musicologist to return to Berlin. Looking back on his collaboration with Daniel Barenboim and his colleagues, Naumann says:

Regula Rapp, who served as director of the prestigious Swiss Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and since 2012 has led one of the most renowned arts colleges in German-speaking countries, is looking forward to the new task:

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