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    Minnesota Orchestra president to step down in August


    The Minnesota Orchestra has announced that Michael Henson, president and chief executive since 2007, is to step down from both roles in August. A statement from the orchestra’s board said that Henson would remain to ‘lead the organisation through a transition period over the next five months’ ...

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    Osmo Vänskä resigns as Minnesota Orchestra's music director


    Osmo Vänskä has resigned from the Minnesota Orchestra, bringing to an end his ten-year role as music director. In a statement, the 60-year-old conductor (pictured) said it was ‘a very sad day’ for him personally, although he had originally warned of his intentions in a letter to the management ...