When Arild Remmereit was dismissed as music director by the board of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, players and supporters split into opposing camps of passionate adherents and opponents.
Legal bids to have the Norwegian reinstated at the RPO have stalled. But the conductor of the Rochester Chamber Orchestra, David Fetler, has decided to call it quits after 50 years – leaving his podium to Remmereit. Rochester has not seen the back of him.
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