Salonen to become San Francisco Symphony music director
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Esa-Pekka Salonen will become music director of the San Francisco Symphony starting with the 2020-21 season.
He will succeed Michael Tilson Thomas, who ends his 25-year tenure following the 2019-20 season.
LENOX >> Besides presenting a compelling array of compositions, the opening concert of Tanglewood's Festival of Contemporary Music demonstrated the passage of time and generations among composers.
The five-day series began Thursday night with a chamber orchestra program in commanding performances given by fellows of the Tanglewood Music Center. There's new and then there's newer. Witold Lutslawki's "Chain 1" (1983) was followed by three works by composers to...