Conductor Kurt Masur dies at 88

Kurt Masur (1927-2015) Kurt Masur, widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest conductors, has died in the US at the age of 88. The German was music director of the New York Philharmonic from 1991-2002 and was credited with reinvigorating the ensemble. Prior to that he led the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in then-Communist eastern […]