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A.B.C. CONCERTS. CHANGE ANNOUNCED. A Brilliant Conductor. SYDNEY, March' 10.-The .Aus tralian -Broaddasting Commission haas"nnounced that Walter Susskind .win come" to-'Australia to conduct their orchestras during the 1946 con season, the general manager of the A.B.C. (Lt.-CoL Charles Moses) stated yesterday. Mr. Moses said: ."We are fortunate to have. this brilliant young con ductor, who was believed to be un available at the time-that the en gagement of - Karl. Rankl was annodnced. When'Rankl was unable to come, we were successful in con cluding negotiations with Susskind satisfactoily. This is the last of our major engagements for. this series. We shall now hate Susskind, a Euro pean , conducter and Eugene (loostns, an English.conductor ae-I presentative of America in music to conduct oir orchestras i the coming months.: Walter Sdsskind is now domiciled in London. By a happy coincidence his last concert in Lan don.of'which we have news. by mail was at the Albert Hall when he conducted the London Symphony Orchestra : with Joan Hammond (another of our artists for 1946) as soloist." The. deputy director of'music for [the B.B.C. (Mr. Kennethr Wright) knew Susskind before the war in Pasgue as a promising young musi eian and seeing his work in London during recentmonths he has written: "In the opinitfn of most people Suslkind is the best of the younger cinductors in this country. " He is first-class concert -and theatre conductor with an excgllent mapner so that his orchestras are as en husiastic as his audiences." Susskind will fly, to Australia ar riving in time to conduct the open ing concert ofz.the season in the Syd ney Town Hall on. Saturday, April 6, at- which Gualtiero Volterra, the noted Italian pianist will be soloist.

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