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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Haitink Scores Job

The classical world isn't the fastest moving one, and sometimes things are persisted with far too long. Tradition is a great stabilising force, but when it meets the creative fire of Innovation, the old ways must depart. And so it is, the CSO, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, esteemed and venerable institution, has a new conductor! Barenboim has been dumped after 15 long years, and we extend a warm welcome to the 77 year old dutch maestro, Bernard Haitink. Welcome!

Read all about it in the local Sun-Times rag, here.