Stephen Pettitt

Orchestrating support

How much influence do US patrons have over programming, asks Stephen Pettitt

I am in Raleigh, North Carolina, unexpectedly invited here by my old friend Grant Llewellyn, who is in his first season as music director of the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra and enjoying both the challenge and the celebrity status it gives him in the university- and technology-rich region known as The Triangle.

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