Bruce Coppock, who ran the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra from 1999 to 2008, is returning as president and CEO. The orch had been locked out for six months until the mayor of St. Paul brokered a resolution, has been headless for the past year.
Coppock, 61, quit to deal with cancer five years ago. Lately, he has been running the Cleveland Orchestra’s successful Miami residency. He is said to be the musicians’ choice. He has a huge task on his hands but the auguries are good. Graydon Royce breaks the news in the Star-Tribune.