Boston Symphony preview: Guest conductors rule at Tanglewood
Sunday, June 30, 2013
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Even though the Boston Symphony Orchestra has named Andris Nelsons as its next music director, the Latvian-born conductor of the City of Birmingham Symphony will not assume full duties until the 2014-15 Boston season. This summer, he will appear only once at Tanglewood, the spacious Berkshires estate where the BSO performs and teaches in summer. So begins another post-James Levine Tanglewood season, relying on the experience and talent of guest conductors instead of looking to a music director...