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James Conlon named principal conductor of Turin, Italy, orchestra

James Conlon named principal conductor of Turin, Italy, orchestra

James Conlon has been named the new principal conductor of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai in Turin, Italy, his representatives announced on Tuesday. Conlon, who currently serves as music director of Los Angeles Opera, will begin his new job at the start of the 2016-17 season. Holding multiple conducting positions is common in the classical music world and Conlon's new appointment isn't expected to significantly interfere with his responsibilities in Los Angeles. In Turin, he will conduct eight weeks of programs per season, including tours, recordings, concert operas and choral works. The last several months have seen a number of changes...

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