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Seattle Symphony Orchestra Names Its New Music Director

The long-maligned Gerard Schwarz has a successor: Ludovic Morlot, a 36-year-old Frenchman who was just 10 years old when Schwarz took the helm at SSO. Via Cornichon. [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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