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Latest on Forbes: Jaap van Zweden will be the New York Philharmonic's New Music Director

New York Philharmonic Appoints Dallas' Jaap van Zweden As New Music Director

...Jaap van Zweden, even if he doesn’t come with the greatest amount of clout in the business, should find the position agreeable, even if fundraising gloom ever looms on the horizon for the band, as does the potentially nerve-wrecking planned renovation of David Geffen née Avery Fisher Hall. The orchestra, which had become an obviously old, seemingly demoralized, and certainly deadly boring bunch after Maazel had finished with it, had gotten a good injection of energy under Alan Gilbert...

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