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Concerts and competition: the WSO's 2019-2020 season

Concerts and competition: the WSO's 2019-2020 season

The Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra announced its 2019-2020 season, and the Masterworks Concert Series will serve as the final interview for five prospective music directors.

“We had 194 applicants apply for the position of music director, we have selected five candidates,” said Carolyn KeurajianExecutive director of the WSO. Former music director Janna Hymes left in May after 15 years of service.

The candidates are:

  • James Blachly, music director of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, Experiential Orchestra, and Geneva Light Opera;
  • Andrés Lopera, assistant conductor of the Columbus Symphony;
  • Paul Polivnick, music director and conductor...
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