bso http://wamc.org en Boston Symphony Orchestra Enters New Era With Nelsons http://wamc.org/post/boston-symphony-orchestra-enters-new-era-nelsons <p></p><p>At the age of 34, Andris Nelsons will lead one of the most respected orchestras in the world. Nelsons, a native of Latvia, who has earned a distinguished reputation in European classical music and opera, has been named the new music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, filling the vacancy left by the departure of James Levine, who stepped down for health reasons two years ago. Mark Volpe, the managing director of the BSO, spoke with WAMC's Brian Shields.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 19:32:00 +0000 Brian Shields 64847 at http://wamc.org Boston Symphony Orchestra Enters New Era With Nelsons Volpe excited for 2013 season at Tanglewood http://wamc.org/post/volpe-excited-2013-season-tanglewood <p></p><p>The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2013 schedule for Tanglewood in Lenox, Massachusetts. WAMC’s Alan Chartock spoke with BSO managing director Mark Volpe about what’s on tap for summer, and the state of the orchestra’s search for a new head conductor.</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 15:10:44 +0000 Alan Chartock 52853 at http://wamc.org Volpe excited for 2013 season at Tanglewood