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Injured conductor Kurt Masur withdraws from concerts through June

Injured conductor Kurt Masur withdraws from concerts through June

Kurt Masur, the renowned German conductor, is withdrawing from concerts through the end of June after falling off the podium last week during a concert in Paris and injuring himself. His official website states that a scan of the conductor's left shoulder shows that his shoulder blade is fractured. Masur, 84, will cancel all performances through June and hopes to resume conducting in September, the website said. The conductor fell off the podium Thursday while conducting a concert at Paris' Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with the Orchestre National de France. Doctors expect him to make a full recovery. The conductor was expected to appear in May with the...

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