"Everybody" said it's obvious that Patrick Summers will succeed Donald
Runnicles in 2009 (or before) as SFO music director. My comment (in
http://www.sfcv.org/arts_revs/music_news_9_19_06.php) was not to presume
that David Gockley will do the "obvious."
Summers has just signed a contract extension in Houston through 2014.
The obvious is now a bit less so...
In other news, there is an interesting interview today with Martin
Bernheimer (another figure in the music world eschewing the obvious),
including a shocking bit of chronological data. (And, is the use of
"tart" in the article meant as a noun or adjective? I ask that because
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