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Neville Marriner: A Life Well Lived

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The longtime conductor of The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields… one of the best-selling groups of all time… has passed away. Neville Marriner died in his sleep on Sunday, aged 92, the academy said.

(Courtesy www.theguardian.com) (Photo www.latimes.com)

 

First Female Music Director of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Xian Zhang’s tenure as the first female Music Director of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra doesn’t begin until later this year. But this week’s concerts mark the Chinese-born conductor’s first appearance with the orchestra since the announcement of her appointment last year. new jersey femal director 2

http://www.nj.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2016/04/xian_zhang_new_jersey_symphony_orchestra_concerts.html