Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Hope over experience? (con't.)

On the heels of the Philadelphia Orchestra's appointment of 35-year-old Yannick Nézet-Séguin as its next music director, the Seattle Symphony has announced that Ludovic Morlot, a 36-year-old French violinist-turned-conductor, will succeed Gerard Schwarz as its music director in 2011. Daniel J. Wakin reports in The New York Times: