US music director retires, 200 want his jobNews
After three decades in charge, Steven Larsen (pic) is retiring from the Rockford Symphony Orchestra in Illinois at the end of the year.
The orchestra has been swamped by would-be successors.
Today it whittled the long list of 200 down to nine: Yaniv Attar, Andrew Crust, Eric Garcia, Tania Miller, Radu Paponiu, Yaniv Segal, Scott
Terrell, Vlad Vizireanu, and Alistair Willis.