Another victory for women in classical, Finnish conductor Susanna Malkki has been appointed the principal guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She will be the third maestro to hold the post.
Earlier this month it was announced that Karina Canellakis would step down as assistant conductor to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Now, Ms. Canellakis is the recipient of the coveted Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award.
A most unfortunate announcement, Karina Canellakis, assistant conductor to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, will leave the company after two seasons. With her contract expiring at the end of this term, Canellakis doesn't appear to be renewing her tenure.