Bahl tapped by Omaha Symphony

Ankush Kumar Bahl, who was one of five finalists auditioning this season to become music director of the Richmond Symphony, has been named the new music director of the Omaha Symphony.

The 43-year-old Bahl, a California native of Indian descent, will succeed Thomas Wilkins, the Virginia-born conductor who will have led the Omaha orchestra for 15 years when his tenure ends next season:

The Richmond Symphony selected Valentina Peleggi as its sixth music director. She begins her tenure on July 1.

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