Art: Kussevitsky

" Russia's most celebrated orchestra director," "the only great European conductor whose performances have not been heard in America," Serge Kussevitzky, is to come to America. It is announced that he will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the season beginning in 1924. He will be the first Russian who ever conducted that orchestra.

Kussevitsky broke into music with the bass viol, making both himself and the instrument famous. He played in the Imperial Opera and became a professor at the Moscow Conservatory, his alma mater. Before the War he cruised on the Volga...

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