Quote of the week

From my sister, the conductor Cynthia Woods, explaining to a board member why it might be better in this instance to start a concert with an overture by Brahms or Wagner than one by Mozart….


Mozart is the string bikini of composers- if you can pull it off, great, but I’m just not sure our orchestra has the body for it…..

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American conductor, composer and cellist Kenneth Woods is Principal Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Colorado MahlerFest and cellist of the string trio Ensemble Epomeo. He records for the Avie, Somm, Nimbus, Signum, MSR and Toccata labels.

Learn about Kenneth at www.kennethwoods.net

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3 comments on “Quote of the week”

  1. Anna


    I’m sure this will be re-quoted many times!
    What a musical family you are…


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