Who’ll Be Next To Run The Barbican?

John Tusa’s stepping down after a successful tenure. “The two main contenders in a low-key shortlist were Graham Sheffield, the Centre’s successful artistic director, and Nicholas Kenyon, who is bowing out after a decade as director of the BBC Proms. Word is that Kenyon, 56 this week, put up the better show and is now waiting to see white smoke, perhaps in a week or two.”