Orchestra boss, 75, takes on his 12th job

The estimable David Hyslop, former president of the Minnesota Orchestra, St Louis Symphony and others, has emerged from two months rest after cervical disc surgery to move into a new position as interim president and CEO of the Omaha Symphony.

David, 75, will start work in May.

Among ten short-term interim posts he has headed orchestras in Dallas, Louisville, and Stockton, Calif., and served as strategic consultant to the Santa Fe Opera and Amarillo Symphony, putting them back on track.

What a pro.

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  • Echo Maestro Slatkin’s testament. David can be a friend to everyone, and will do anything for anyone. He cares about people, talent, organization and making a difference for communities. He better live to 100!

    • Maybe he’ll have a bit of influence over the concert programming in Omaha, which can charitably be described as “all warhorses, all the time” …

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