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Miffed at BSO, famed maestro backs out

Gennady Rozhdestvensky in the Bolshoi Theater after he was named artistic director in 2000. He abruptly left after one season, describing ''vicious'' criticism by the Moscow press. Gennady Rozhdestvensky in the Bolshoi Theater after he was named artistic director in 2000. He abruptly left after one season, describing ''vicious'' criticism by the Moscow press. (SERGEY ISAKOV/afp)
By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / November 22, 2008

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There is an eminent Russian conductor encamped at a private home in Brookline, and he is fuming. (Full article: 858 words)

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