Music: Two-Castle Man

"Once upon a time," says Japanese Conductor Seiji Ozawa, "nearly every major orchestra was a dedicated maestro's proudest castle. It no longer is." Where one castle used to suffice for a Toscanini or a Koussevitsky, now only two—or more—will do. Pierre Boulez now jets between the New York Philharmonic and London's BBC Symphony, Georg Solti between the Chicago Symphony and Orchestre de Paris, Zubin Mehta between the Los Angeles and Israel Philharmonics, Lorin Maazel between London's New Philharmonia and the Berlin Radio Orchestra; Maazel will also conduct the Cleveland Orchestra beginning...

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