Young cellist is torn between Boston Symphony and Pittsburghmain
We reported a couple of months back that Oliver Aldort, a Curtis student, had won an audition for Boston. Trouble is, he’d already won a seat in the Pittsburgh. So which was it going to be?
Looks like he’s made up his mind.
Boston announced today that he will be their youngest players. (Sorry, Pitts.)
CELLIST OLIVER ALDORT SET TO BECOME YOUNGEST MEMBER OF THE BOSTON SYMPHONY WHEN HE JOINS THE ORCHESTRA IN 2015-16 SEASON
Oliver Aldort, a 21-year-old cellist set to receive his Bachelor of Music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music this spring, will become the youngest member of the Boston Symphony, when he joins the orchestra’s cello section at the start of the 2015-16 season in September. Mr. Aldort studied under Boston Symphony musicians as a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow during the 2011 and 2012 Tanglewood seasons. He won the audition for a seat in the BSO against a pool of over 200 applicants in October 2014.