OK win for Canadian music directormain
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic has picked Alexander Mickelthwate, music director of the Winnipeg Symphony for the past 12 years, to succeed its founder-conductor, Joel Levine.
German-born, Mickelthwate, 46, has pushed Winnipeg into the front rank of Canadian orchestras.
He was selected from a strong field of six contenders over two and a half seasons and will start work as md-designate this September.
photo: Steve Gooch/The Oklahoman