james levine 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