Music: Homemade Maestros

It has never happened before: two U.S. conductors are preparing to take over the leadership of two first-rank U.S. symphony orchestras.

With a three-year contract in his pocket, Alfred Wallenstein is in Manhattan finishing off his summer broadcasts as WOR's musical director, signing up soloists who will appear with him next winter. In November he will raise his baton over the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Karl Krueger, who resigned last April after ten years' leadership of the Kansas City Philharmonic, announced that he had also found a bigger job. In October Conductor Krueger will head the...

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