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Meet the new Music Director of the CBSO……its a woman!!!

  Over the last couple of years I have featured several blogs about an up and coming orchestra conductor by the name of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. Well here is the latest news……………….. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra this morning ends months … Continue reading

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Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla…………..Lithuanian conductor destined for great things

On Norman Lebrecht’s blog “Slippedisc” there is a debate going on about the relative merits of female orchestral conductors http://slippedisc.com/2015/10/lucernes-summer-of-women-conductors-gimmick-or-breakthrough/, and as usual there is the usual misogyny about how poor female conductors are (please change the record). All of a … Continue reading

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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla – more success for young conductor

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Lithuanian winner of the 2012 Salzburg young conductors contest, has been promoted to Associate Conductor of the LA Phil, extending her tenure until 2018. Gražinytė-Tyla, 29, was appointed a Dudamel Conducting Fellow in 2012 and has gone from … Continue reading

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