Breaking: Dudamel signs with Paris for six yearsmain
The worst kept podium secret has just been confirmed.
Gustavo Dudamel is to be music director of the Opéra de Paris, starting work in August.
The press conference has just begun. We’ll bring updates as they unfold.
Alexander Neef, the opera chief, has just said Dudamel was the only candidate.
What took so long for the long-mooted deal to be sealed (no-one has asked this yet)?