Lorin Maazel Resigns From Munich Philharmonic, Scales Next Season’s Gigs Way Back

“Maazel, 84, appears to have taken his recent health difficulties as a wake-up call, and today announced his resignation from another current post; effective immediately, he is withdrawing from the music directorship of the Munich Philharmonic, and suspending many of his planned activities for the 2014-15 season.”