Philippe Jordan Named Music Director Of Vienna State Opera, One Of The Toughest Jobs In The Business

“Mr. Jordan, 42, a well-respected, charismatic second-generation conductor who is music director of the Paris Opera and the Vienna Symphony, will succeed Franz Welser-Möst, who abruptly resigned in 2014. Mr. Welser-Möst was the most recent in a long line of eminent musicians who left the post early, whether by choice or not – a roster that includes Mahler, Richard Strauss and Herbert von Karajan.”

Article source here:The Arts Journal

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