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10 Oct 2009

Dresden’s Gain is Munich’s Loss: Thielemann Signs With Staatskapelle

http://www.weta.org/fmblog/?p=817

by Jens F. Laurson [WETA, 10 October 2009]

Earlier today it became official: Christian Thielemann has signed a contract to be the next Music Director of the Staatskapelle Dresden starting 2011. This does not come entirely unsuspected—the orchestra and conductor have been considered a natural and likely fit since the news of Thielemann’s contract not being renewed in Munich first broke.

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