Peripatetic Ling Spreads His Wings
Lamb, Gregory M., The Christian Science Monitor
The word that seems best to describe the career of Jahja (pronounced YAK-ya) Ling is "blossoming."
The energetic, dynamic conductor is enjoying his first season as music director of the Blossom Music Center, the summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra, about 25 miles south of the city.
He's also racking up frequent-flier miles as director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan and the Florida Symphony, based in the Tampa area. And his guest-conducting tour in coming months includes stops in Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, and Japan.
Ling, who was born in Indonesia of Chinese heritage and is now an American citizen, has been resident conductor of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Peripatetic Ling Spreads His Wings. Contributors: Lamb, Gregory M. - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: August 18, 2000. Page number: 13. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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