Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Barenboim to take over?

Curious and surprising.

Speaking at an unrelated news conference on Tuesday, Mr. Maazel let drop that earlier in the day he had written a letter to the orchestra’s board putting forth a name. He said he supposed those in the room were curious who it was. He paused dramatically. The room was hushed. “Daniel Barenboim,” Mr. Maazel said.
Read the rest here.

I rather like the idea.

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