Conductors: San Francisco Bags One

In what the music world calls the Great Conductor Hunt, one of the choicest quarries has been shaggy-haired Seiji Ozawa, 32, conductor of the Toronto Symphony. He is gifted enough to have been considered a prospect for two of the nation's top orchestras, New York and Chicago (TIME, Jan. 19). Last week the San Francisco Symphony announced that it had bagged Ozawa for itself, starting in the fall of 1970. Retiring Viennese Conductor Josef Krips, 65, who in the past five years has rebuilt San Francisco into one of the nation's solid second-rank ensembles, was largely responsible for the...

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