Most Active Stories
- Marlboro High School Students, Parents, Sue Coach, District
- Riverkeeper Raises Concern Over Fracking Waste As De-Icer For NY Roads
- Dr. Susan Fiske, Princeton University - Baseball and Schadenfreude
- Dr. David Hsu, University of Michigan – The Pain of Social Rejection
- NY: Vatican Survey & "Francis Effect"
Tue July 23, 2013
Incoming BSO Director Sidelined By Concussion
The incoming director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra has canceled a weekend appearance at Tanglewood after suffering a concussion following a freak accident in Germany.
The Boston Globe reported that Andris Nelsons recently collided with a door that unexpectedly swung open at his residence in Germany.
Nelsons was still hospitalized Monday and doctors have advised him against plane travel. He'd been scheduled to conduct the Verdi Requiem on Saturday at Tanglewood, the BSO's summer home in Lenox.
In a statement, Nelsons said he felt "a great sense of sadness" at missing the concert in Tanglewood this weekend. But he said he looked forward to performing with the BSO in Boston in October.
Health problems forced Nelson's predecessor to resign. Nelson is much younger and is known for his physical vitality.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.