French orch changes music director, stays French

Alexandre Bloch has been named music director of Orchestre National de Lille from September.

Bloch, 30, is a past winner of the Flick/LSO conducting competition.

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He replaces Jean-Claude Casadesus, the orchestra’s founder, who is stepping down at the age of 80.

 

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    • No it’s not. Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire has had Pascal Rophé as MD since 2014. Congratulations to Alexandre Bloch nonetheless!

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