Leadership in D.C.

May 29, 2018 140

Gianandrea Noseda is an Italian conductor, recently appointed in Washington. He is the music director of the National Symphony Orchestra. He is also a superb interviewee — one of the best, I find. A couple of summers ago, I did a Q&A with him in front of an audience at the Salzburg Festival in Austria.

Last Friday, I did a podcast with him in New York, where he is guest-conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Go here for that ’cast. I ask him some specific questions, about Mozart, Mahler, etc. And also some general questions, such as Are we losing the audience for music? Is YouTube a boon or a bane or some combo? Why do you like music? Can you put it into words?

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