The Oregon Symphony announced David Danzmayr as its new music director for the upcoming 2021/22 season.

The Oregon Symphony announced David Danzmayr as its new music director for the upcoming 2021/22 season.

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The Oregon Symphony has chosen its new music director for the 2021-2022 season. David Danzmayr will take the place of Carlos Kalmar, who stepped down in 2020. Danzmayr grew up in Austria and came to the U.S. as the music director of the Illinois Philharmonic in Chicago. He will start at the Oregon Symphony in June. He joins us to talk about stepping into his new role.

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