US music director quits Aachen

November 22, 2015 by norman lebrecht


Kazem Abdullah, 36, has let it be known that he won’t renew after July 2017.

It’s a nice town but no career has taken off from Aachen since Herbert von Karajan’s in 1935.


And conditions were a bit different then.

Comments (3)

  1. Bill says:

    What about Wolfgang Sawallisch…

  2. May says:

    Markus Bosch ain’t doing so bad either…

  3. Jevgeniy says:

    Of course, it’s always the stepping-stone orchestra’s fault that your career does or does not take off… psshh.

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