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A little bit of Lietuva comes to the Proms

Over the last 18 months or so I have highlighted the developing career of Mirga Grazynte-Tyla, the young Lithuanian conductor who has built quite a reputation for herself in both Europe and the USA. A few months ago she was … 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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Sir Simon Rattle to join London Symphony Orchestra

World-renowned conductor Sir Simon Rattle is joining the London Symphony Orchestra as music director. Sir Simon will join the LSO in September 2017 from the Berlin Philharmonic, where he has led the orchestra since 2002. Watch now for the armchair … Continue reading

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