BOSTON— The Boston Symphony Orchestra is extending the contract of music director Andris Nelsons, who last year become the orchestra's youngest conductor in a century. The 36- year-old Latvian-born Nelsons previously served as music director for the Latvian National Opera and the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in England. He said in a statement that he was...» Read More
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