The following bulletin was issued by Kurt Masur’s office at noon on Monday, April 30:
A further scan of Maestro Masur’s left shoulder has now indicated that his shoulder blade is indeed fractured. Therefore, Maestro Masur has had to withdraw from all his scheduled concerts through the end of June 2012 and plans to resume his conducting activities with the beginning of the next season in September 2012. Doctors at the Parisian hospital where Maestro Masur has been treated for the past three days are confident that he will make a full recovery.
Kurt Masur fell off a podium in Paris Thursday night while conducting Tschikovsky’s sixth symphony.