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  • Music scholar calls tunes for Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

    October 23, 2008 | 12:37 am

    In 2003, the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra was engulfed by a managerial crisis that threatened its existence. That was when Leon Botstein, a music scholar, conductor and president of Bard College in New York, stepped in.

    "I didn't save the orchestra," he said, though it didn't hurt...