Macron names his music chiefmain
The person who is délégué à la musique at the ministry of Culture and Communication in Paris holds the purse strings for all musical activity in France.
Before he has even appointed a prime minister, it is being reported that Emmanuel Macron has appointed Alain Loiseau to the role. Loiseau, 62, is a former head of the Orchestre de Paris.
He succeeds Marc-Olivier Dupin, who has only been in the job for a year.