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Esa-Pekka Salonen on Becoming a Good Conductor…

Here are a few tips from the top on becoming a good conductor. Esa – Pekka Salonen reveals all to BBC News… Esa-Pekka Salonen: 10 tips to becoming a conductor By Alison Feeney-HartBBC News Esa-Pekka Salonen is the principal conductor … Continue reading

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Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval Receives Presidential Medal Of Freedom…

Arturo Sandoval, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, on jazz helping him escape from Cuba “What I like the most is the last part of the medal – freedom,” he said, “because I always say that ‘no freedom, no life. Video … Continue reading

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Yo Yo Ma Discusses, Music, Practice, Psychology & Ageing…

The great ‘cellist Yo Yo Ma has been discussing his long career in music and his amazing diversity with Joan Anderman, in the New York Times. A revealing interview, Yo Yo speaks from the heart… THE CREATIVE MID-LIFE Yo-Yo Ma … Continue reading

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An Interview With Vasily Petrenko

From yesterday’s Telegraph… Vasily Petrenko: “We need to break the barrier between orchestra and audience” He’s the young Russian who transformed the sound of the Liverpool Philharmonic, becoming an ‘Honorary Scouser’ in the process. Now he hopes to do the … Continue reading

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All the wrong questions to ask a composer!

This is excruciatingly funny. Just like one of those painful episodes of The Office! I found this interview on Norman Lebrecht’s ‘Slipped Disk’ site. Norman says, “… You might think the video interview below was a parody. It isn’t. Every … Continue reading

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