Music: Man to Watch

Guido Cantelli is a young man in no hurry, but he is going places fast. Ever since, at 28, he first led the NBC Symphony as a hand-picked substitute for Arturo Toscanini (TIME, Jan. 24, 1949). Milan's Cantelli has been persuading audience after audience that his may be the richest new conducting talent in a decade or more.

For the past fortnight it has been Boston's turn to watch Cantelli at work leading its famed symphony as guest conductor. Bostonians saw a slim, dark-haired man who seldom used an excessive gesture, but who drew from his orchestra music of clarity and fire....

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