San Antonio Symphony Won’t Renew Music Director’s Contract

The San Antonio Symphony has decided not to renew music director Larry Rachleff’s contract. “Rachleff lives in Houston, where he teaches at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. He also is music director of the Rhode Island Philharmonic and the Chicago Philharmonic. The San Antonio Symphony Players Association issued a statement saying the musicians ‘are deeply disappointed and disturbed’ by the decision.”