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2126062 2038-01-18 05:00:00.0 UTC 2038-01-18T00:00:00.000-05:00 2013-06-11 21:03:37.0 UTC 2013-06-11T17:03:37.000-04:00 sarasota-orchestra-names-estonian-woman-as-music-director published 2013-06-12 01:23:29.0 UTC 2013-06-11T21:23:29.000-04:00 things-to-do/stage DTI 108084123 Anu Tali, an Estonian conductor, was named music director of the Sarasota Orchestra on Tuesday. Tali, 40, agreed to a three-year contract and will assume the position on Aug. 1. She trained at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia and, in 1997, co-founded the Nordic Symphony Orchestra with her twin sister, Kadri. Her credits include conducting the Mozarteum Orchestra at the Salzburg Festival in Austria and the ballet La Bayadere at the Royal Danish Opera. She made her U.S. debut in 2005, conducting the New Jersey Symphony. Tali will be Sarasota's fifth music director, succeeding Leif Bjaland, who held the post for 15 years and stepped down in 2012. In January, she led a Sarasota program that included a work by Estonian composer Veljo Tormis and Prokofiev's ballet score Romeo and Juliet. Her first concerts will be Nov. 8-10 when the masterworks season opens. "It has been magical for me to share the stage with the Sarasota Orchestra," she said in a statement. "May the journey begin." — John Fleming, Times performing arts critic By John Fleming, Times Performing Arts Critic things-to-do, stage, breaking-news, top-news Sarasota Orchestra names Estonian woman as music director JFLEMINGN 4STB Main Sarasota Orchestra names new music director 2 Etc_Sarasotaorch061213 Sarasota Orchestra names new music director 2013-06-12 04:00:00.0 UTC 2013-06-12T00:00:00.000-04:00 1 /resources/images/dti/2013/06/AnuTali_10926187.jpg /resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/06/AnuTali_10926187_4col.jpg/resources/images/dti/rendered/2013/06/AnuTali_10926187_8col.jpg true templatedata/tampabaytimes/StaffArticle/data/2013/06/11/108084123-sarasota-orchestra-names-estonian-woman-as-music-director StaffArticle things-to-do,stageStageAnu Tali, an Estonian conductor, was named music director of the Sarasota Orchestra on Tuesday. Tali, 40, agreed to a three-year contract and will assume the position on Aug. 1. She trained at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia and, in 1997, co-founded the Nordic Symphony Orchestra with her twin sister, Kadri. Her credits include conducting the Mozarteum Orchestra at the Salzburg Festival in Austria and the ballet La Bayadere at the Royal Danish Opera. She made her U.S. debut in 2005, conducting the New Jersey Symphony. Tali will be Sarasota's fifth music director, succeeding Leif Bjaland, who held the post for 15 years and stepped down in 2012. In January, she led a Sarasota program that included a work by Estonian composer Veljo Tormis and Prokofiev's ballet score Romeo and Juliet. Her first concerts will be Nov. 8-10 when the masterworks season opens. "It has been magical for me to share the stage with the Sarasota Orchestra," she said in a statement. "May the journey begin." — John Fleming, Times performing arts criticthings-to-do, stage, breaking-news, top-newsthings-to-do, stage, breaking-news, top-news<span style="display:none;" class="author vcard"><span class="fn">JOHN FLEMING</span></span><span style="display:none;" class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Tampa Bay Times</span></span><a rel="item-license" href="/universal/user_agreement.shtml">&#169; 2016 Tampa Bay Times</a><br /><br />Times Performing Arts Critic 2261880 2016-01-19 19:08:10.0 UTC 7 Months Ago florida-orchestra-makes-music-from-donkey-jawbones-and-beer-kegs things-to-do/stage Florida Orchestra makes music from donkey jawbones and beer kegs StaffArticle 2265707 2016-02-17 15:59:03.0 UTC 6 Months Ago stage-planner-matilda-the-musical-shai-wosner-at-the-florida-orchestra things-to-do/stage Stage Planner: 'Matilda the Musical,' Shai Wosner at the Florida Orchestra, Tampa Bay Symphony StaffArticle 2273960 2016-04-20 15:07:09.0 UTC 4 Months Ago stage-planner-young-pianist-plays-liszt-orchestra-sing-along-beautiful things-to-do/stage Stage Planner: Young pianist plays Liszt, orchestra sing-along, 'Beautiful' Carole King musical StaffArticle <p>Anu Tali, an Estonian conductor, was named music director of the Sarasota Orchestra on Tuesday. Tali, 40, agreed to a three-year contract and will assume the position on Aug. 1. She trained at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory in Russia and, in 1997, co-founded the Nordic Symphony Orchestra with her twin sister, Kadri. Her credits include conducting the Mozarteum Orchestra at the Salzburg Festival in Austria and the ballet <i>La Bayadere</i> at the Royal Danish Opera. She made her U.S. debut in 2005, conducting the New Jersey Symphony. Tali will be Sarasota's fifth music director, succeeding Leif Bjaland, who held the post for 15 years and stepped down in 2012. In January, she led a Sarasota program that included a work by Estonian composer Veljo Tormis and Prokofiev's ballet score <i>Romeo and Juliet. </i>Her first concerts will be Nov. 8-10 when the masterworks season opens. &quot;It has been magical for me to share the stage with the Sarasota Orchestra,&quot; she said in a statement. &quot;May the journey begin.&quot; <i>— John Fleming, Times performing arts critic</i></p> falseruntime2016-08-30 05:35:34