Music: Conductor to Watch

Good job opportunities in the U.S await young conductors with some ver special qualifications. Among the qualifications: showmanship, an ability to interpret other men's compositions without being either pedantic or too free with the scores, and a knack for charming old ladies in symphony societies. With such old maestros as Arturo Toscanini, 87 Bruno Walter, 78, and Pierre Monteux 79, no longer accepting permanent posts U.S. orchestra managements are keeping their eyes open for new talent. One of the most promising new conductors to come within their gaze is balding Georg Solti 41, a peppery-tempered Hungarian who is now beating a...

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