Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Cincinnati taps Langrée

The French conductor Louis Langrée will fill one of the major conducting vacancies in the American orchestra scene, succeeding Paavo Järvi as music director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Langrée, currently music director of Camerata Salzburg and New York’s Mostly Mozart Festival, will take over in Cincinnati in the 2013-14 season.

Langrée, a 51-year-old native of Alsace, has signed a four-year contract with the orchestra, the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Janelle Gelfand reports: