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Paul Lambert named president and CEO of Springfield Symphony Orchestra

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Paul Lambert, president and CEO of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra

Was interim director of the SSO for the past year

The Springfield Symphony Orchestra has named Paul Lambert president and CEO.

Lambert had been interim director for the last 12 months. He oversaw the orchestra’s return to the Symphony Hall stage with the current season being the first in more than two years.

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Lambert.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.