Seattle’s ex-maestro also leaving Scotland

Thomas Dausgaard, the Danish conductor who sparked an uproar last month following his sudden resignation as music director of the Seattle Symphony, is being replaced at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra by the English conductor and composer Mark Wigglesworth, effective in September.

Dausgaard has been absent from the Glasgow-based orchestra for nearly two years “due to Covid and other considerations,” Norman Lebrecht reports on his Slipped Disc blog: