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Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor and Bolshoi Veteran, Dies at 56

Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor and Bolshoi Veteran, Dies at 56

Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor and Bolshoi Veteran, Dies at 56 Alexander Vedernikov, Conductor and Bolshoi Veteran, Dies at 56 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. The appointment in 2001 of the Russian conductor Alexander Vedernikov, then 37, as music director of the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow drew …

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BBC Proms: Conductor Dalia Stasevska ‘heartbroken’ after being wrongly blamed for ‘Rule Britannia’ controversy | The Independent

BBC Proms: Conductor Dalia Stasevska ‘heartbroken’ after being wrongly blamed for ‘Rule Britannia’ controversy | The Independent

BBC Proms: Conductor Dalia Stasevska ‘heartbroken’ after being wrongly blamed for ‘Rule Britannia’ controversy | The Independent BBC Proms: Conductor Dalia Stasevska ‘heartbroken’ after being wrongly blamed for ‘Rule Britannia’ controversy | The Independent Conductor Dalia Stasevska has expressed her “heartbreak” after being blamed for the decision not to perform “Rule, Britannia!” at the 2020 Proms. The Finnish conductor found …

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After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On

After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On

After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On After 25 Years, San Francisco’s Maverick Conductor Moves On Back in the 1990s, Lou Harrison, a maverick American composer then in his late 70s, was living south of San Francisco. A beloved musical guru in the Bay Area, he had long been ignored by the prestigious San Francisco Symphony. Michael Tilson …

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Vincent Lionti, Violist and Youth Orchestra Conductor, Dies at 60

Vincent Lionti, Violist and Youth Orchestra Conductor, Dies at 60

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. For more than 30 years, Vincent J. Lionti, a violist with the Metropolitan Opera, sat in the pit looking up at dimly lit conductors. But in Westchester County, N.Y., he had a different stance: Mr. Lionti stood on the podium looking out at the …

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