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Two more jobs for crack chorus conductor

We reported yesterday that the LSO had appointed Simon Halsey as head of its chorus, in addition to the jobs he holds with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Berlin Radio. Now his agent has chipped in with two more jobs. That nice man is going to be so busy. Press release follows: 16 [...]
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Music / Classical : Jessica Duchen's Classical Music Blog (last year)

A report in today's Times [£] suggests that Sir Simon Rattle "is understood to have accepted the job of principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra". If this is true, it would be the following: Brilliant news for the LSO. G... Read Post

Just in: LSO scoop world-class chorus director

Music / Classical : Slipped Disc (2 years ago)

It’s Simon Halsey, who already holds jobs in Birmingham and Berlin but could not resist the lure of his alma mater. No mention of what happened to predecessor, Joseph Vullen, who served for 11 years. Press release follows video of S... Read Post

LSO Chorus Director

Music / Classical : Planet Hugill (2 years ago)

Simon Halsey has been announced as the London Symphony Orchestra's new Choral Director. This role takes in the directorship of the London Symphony Chorus as well as having a role with the LSO as well, developing its choral activitie... Read Post


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