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New Pasadena Symphony conductor promises diverse and contemporary picks

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 13: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) The BBC Concert Orchestra rehearses for the Olivier Awards ceremony at The Royal Opera House on April 13, 2012 in London, England. The theatrical awards take place on April 15 at the Royal Opera House. (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images) Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

The Pasadena Symphony is set to open its 2013-14 season with its new music director. David Lockington, music director of the Grand Rapids Symphony in Michigan will serve as the Pasadena Symphony’s first music director since 2010. Lockington said he plans to continue with the Grand Rapids Symphony through the 2014-15 season.

He said he hopes to get the symphony to perform a diverse range of music. The Pasadena Symphony will open November 2 with The Rite of Spring.  

Guest:
David Lockington, Conductor & Music Director, Pasadena Symphony

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