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New leader at Handel and Haydn

Harry Christophers says he plans to focus on the company's core composers. Harry Christophers says he plans to focus on the company's core composers.
By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / September 26, 2008

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Harry Christophers, the British founder of the acclaimed period group The Sixteen, will today be named the artistic director of the Handel and Haydn Society. Christophers, 54, replaces Grant Llewellyn, who stepped down as music director in 2006, shortly after being named music director of the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. Llewellyn will remain with Handel and Haydn through this season ... (Full article: 514 words)

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