Every so often, orchestras must hire a new conductor—though they don’t usually go public until the dye is cast, and someone’s got the job. The Lake Forest Symphony is drawing back the curtain on the fascinating process of conductor auditions.
They’ve had over one hundred applicants, with impressive resumes. They’ve narrowed it down to five, each coming for a concert this season. WFMT will produce a mini-documentary on each candidate’s residency.
The first candidate is Vladimir Kulenovic who studied at Juilliard and is Associate Conductor of the Utah Symphony and Opera.
Listen to the first installment.