The new 1st Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic will be an American: Noah Bendix-Balgley
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The new 1st Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic will be an American: Noah Bendix-Balgley

The Berlin Philharmonic announced today that their new 1st Concertmaster will be Noah Bendix-Balgley, who is (gasp!) an American.  Yes, I know that Americans have held jobs — even principal positions — with the Philharmoniker before (Carrie Dennis, the current Principal Viola of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, held the same position with the Berlin Phil before … Continue reading