David and Carolla Bamberger, who led Cleveland Opera from 1976 to 2004, have announced their plans to move to California at the end of the season. David Bamberger will step down from his current position at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he has headed its Opera Theater since 2004, and Carola Bamberger will leave her post as Administrator of the religious school of Beth Israel-The West Temple. Read the CIM press release here.
About Daniel Hathaway
Daniel Hathaway founded ClevelandClassical.com in September, 2008, after a thirty-one year tenure as music director of Cleveland’s Trinity Cathedral, where he founded the Wednesday Noon Brownbag Concert Series and Trinity Chamber Orchestra. A graduate of Harvard College and the Episcopal Divinity School, he also studied historical musicology at Princeton and Harvard Universities. Before coming to Cleveland in 1977, he served as head of humanities at the Sunset Hill School in Kansas City and as head of arts at Groton School in Massachusetts. Other Cleveland activities have included serving on the music staff of Cleveland Opera, Great Lakes Theater Festival, and the faculty of Laurel School. As an organist, Hathaway has played recitals in the U.S., England, France, Germany, and Austria. He currently team-teaches Introduction to Music Criticism at Oberlin College and Conservatory and serves on the board of the Music Critics Association of North America.