Published 28.5.2014Pearle*-Live Performance Europe, the European association which represents through its members the interests of more than 5000 theatres, theatre production companies, orchestras and music ensembles, operahouses, ballet and dance companies, festivals, producers, comedy, variété, circus and other organisations, has elected at its 47th General Assembly meeting in Helsinki on 22-23 May, Rolf Bolwin, Managing Director of the German Orchestra and Theatre Association as the new President of Pearle*. Bolwin succeeds Catherine Baumann, Director of the Synolyr –Association of orchestras and lyric theatres- in France, who resigned this year. Rolf Bolwin will share his tasks with Géza Kovács, President of AHO, the Association of Hungarian Orchestras, who has been elected as Vice-President.
Members of Pearle* also voted in favour of the candidacy of Malika Séguineau, the Chief Executive of Prodiss – the Association of promoters, festivals and venues in popular music, musical and stand-up comedy-, to take the seat in the Executive Committee on behalf of the French members represented in Pearle*.
Finally, the members of Pearle* also welcome in the membership the national theatres of Portugal, and as an associate member Fevis Europe, an association regrouping vocal and instrumental specialised ensembles.