Maestro move: New music director at La Monnaie

The Frenchman Alain Altinoglu has been named chief of the turbulent Brussels opera house.

This has become a game of musical chairs. The last music director, Ludovic Morlot, quit a year ago, since when the post has stood vacant.

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  • This is the same company who appointed Mark Wigglesworth and then sacked him before he took up the post after a revolt from the orchestra. I know Wigglesworth has also had form, but it sounds like it might have been six of one and half a dozen of the other.

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