Conductor’s Boston Walkout Reverberates On The Canadian Prairie

The entire concept of the Edmonton Symphony’s program this weekend is now shot. “Kuerti: Father and Son” was to feature 32-year-old conductor Julian in collaboration with his renowned pianist father, Anton. But with Russian conducting legend Gennady Rozhdestvensky having walked out on the Boston Symphony because he didn’t get top billing, Julian, who’s the BSO’s assistant conductor, has to step in.