Thursday, May 31, 2012

New Haven Symphony Orchestra music director renews contract for 5 years

NEW HAVEN — William Boughton has renewed his contract as music director for the New Haven Symphony Orchestra for another five years, through the 2016-’17 season.
Boughton will make it official at a cocktail reception to preview the 2012-’13 season at 5:30 p.m. June 12 at The Graduate Club, 155 Elm St., New Haven. It is free and open to the public.
Boughton, who has a number of Top 10 recordings with Nimbus Records, came here after 25 years with the English Symphony Orchestra, which he founded. Under his baton, the NHSO was recognized with an ASCAP Award for Adventuresome Programming, and its William Walton recording was named a Critic’s Choice by Gramophone magazine.
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- Donna Doherty

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