Franz Welser-Moest, one of the most famous conductors in the world, has quit his post as musical director of Vienna’s well-known State Opera. He cited creative differences with the organization’s artistic director.
Welser-Moest only sent a short statement to music director Dominique Meyer on Friday, just a few days before the 2014-2015 season kicks off, reports Reuters. He cited “long-standing artistic differences that were not resolved in several discussions.”
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