Conductor Conversations- Gianandrea Noseda on Mahler

The Bridgewater Hall- Mahler in Manchester Our first “conductor conversation” for Mahler in Manchester took place on Friday at Studio 7 in Manchester. I met Gianandrea after his final rehearsal of Kurt Schwertsik’s Nachtmusiken- the orchestra was on great form, and the new piece is very good. He’s been called “the conductor who could save […]

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The Well Tempered Ear- interview

I had a nice chat with long-time Madison music and arts critic and reporter Jakob Stockinger today, which has been posted on his excellent blog, The Well Tempered Ear. Jake’s blog is a fantastic musical resource for the city, and Madison is very lucky to have someone with such vast professional experience writing it at […]

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“A Season of Symphonies” Meet the orchestras of the Northwest on NWPR

Robin Rilette, Music Director of Northwest Public Radio, has been a very busy person this summer. One by one, she’s tracked down almost every conductor of every orchestra in the region, and has been getting to know them and their bands. Her series, “A Season of Symphonies,” is now unfolding on NWPR, and is all […]

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Rose City International Conductor’s Workshop in the Sunday Oregonian

Conducting schools are relatively scarce so four years ago, Kenneth Woods decided to start a workshop in Portland, where students could continue to acquire the technical and musical skill needed for a conducting career. Some aspects are easily learned, others not. Last week, student conductors came from around the world to Lewis & Clark College […]

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