Who or what have been the most important influences on your musical life and career? In one way or another, all of the singers in
I like to joke that we conductors are the most polygamous of musicians – it is our job to fall head of heels in love with several new works a week.
I love concert halls that make it clear that they are a sacred space and put a special canvas for the music, where people feel uplifted and special
Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? I started playing the piano as a little boy, when
The challenge is to enter the deep well of the score, the fulfilment comes when you reach a complete empathy with the players in real time, and this can possibly make the music spring.
Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? I had a slightly complicated path towards becoming a musician,