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Inside Thomas Dausgaard’s Sudden Departure From The Seattle Symphony

Yes, music directors quit all the time, but virtually never in the middle of a season and, in the modern era, not effective immediately. – Post Alley
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Why Thomas Dausgaard Abruptly Quit The Seattle Symphony?

Dausgaard, 58, had seemed a good fit for his position, which he had held just since fall 2019. But he was separated from the acclaimed orchestra for much of 2020 and 2021 because of pandemic-related travel restrictions. – The New York Times
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We Hardly Knew Ya: Dausgaard Abruptly Quits Seattle Symphony

Seattle Symphony music director Thomas Dausgaard has abruptly stepped down from his post, midway through his third season at the top of Seattle’s flagship orchestra. – Seattle Times
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BBC Proms Traveling To Japan For First Time

“The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO) under chief conductor Thomas Dausgaard will perform during the six-day festival, from 30 October to 4 November, in Tokyo and Osaka. … This is part of an expansion of BBC Proms International, following successful tours of Australia and Dubai in 2016 and 2017.” — Classical Music (UK)
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This Year’s Classical Grammy Nominations

The Seattle Symphony leads all orchestras with three nominations — two for its present music director, Ludovic Morlot, in Aaron Jay Kernis’ traditionally shaped Violin Concerto with soloist James Ehnes (in the classical instrumental solo and contemporary composition categories), and one for its future music director, Thomas Dausgaard, in Nielsen’s Symphonies Nos. 3 and 4 (orchestral performance), a strong opening entry for a complete Nielsen cycle. There were no nominations for the Los Angeles ...
Tags: Art, Music, Nielsen, Seattle Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot, Thomas Dausgaard, Aaron Jay Kernis

Seattle Symphony Hires Thomas Dausgaard As Next Music Director

Meet the new boss, same as the old substitute boss: Dausgaard, a 54-year-old Dane who takes over from Ludovic Morlot in 2019, has been the SSO's principal guest conductor since 2014. "It was his 2015 Seattle Symphony Sibelius Festival performances," writes Melinda Bargreen, "that made the tall, silver-haired Dane a popular figure among the city's […]
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