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Music

Critic’s notebook

Andris Nelsons brings promise to the BSO

The waiting game is over. The relief is palpable.

After a search that left it leaderless for over two seasons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra opened an exciting and hopeful new chapter in its history yesterday, appointing Andris Nelsons, one of the fastest-rising young conductors in the classical music world, as its next music director.

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