American wins Manchester shootoutOrchestras
The young American Euan Shields last night won the Siemens-Hallé International Conducting Competition.
Shields outscored Agata Zając and Pablo Urbina in the final shootout and has been hired immediately as assistant to Halle music director Sir Mark Elder.
He was born and raised in Japan.
photo: Alex Burns/The Hallé
“Shields outscored Agata Zając and Pablo Urbina in the final shootout…”
Life beginning to sound like a Peter Schickele routine.
How could he have won? He’s not a woman! This is a scandalous disgrace!
Box-ticking is so 2022.