Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? The seed was planted in high school when I attended
Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? After taking up the cello as a youngster I remember
Each concert is a creative construction. Bringing a shared pleasure and joy between the musicians and the audience I would say is my definition of a successful concert.
I’m interested in the longform possibilities of the concert experience: bold programming which reaches across individual movements to an essence which exceeds the sum of its parts. The great symphonic programmers for me right now are Rattle, Jurowski, Volkov.
I was singing alongside really fine singers and instrumentalists and receiving a world-class music education. I felt like the luckiest kid in the world to be exposed to such a high level of music-making in a beautiful cathedral