Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Another new conductor is taken for a spin
The 32-year-old French-Canadian Yannick Nézet-Séguin (above) has been appointed principal guest conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. In a press release Timothy Walker, chief executive of the LPO, says - 'Taking outstanding musicality, knowledge and technique as a given Yannick's brilliance lies in his ability to move players to exceptional performance and to communicate a strength and vitality of vision to the listener that is totally engrossing'.
Reports elsewhere suggest Yannick Nézet-Séguin is a promising young conductor.
Health warning - test spins can end in tears.
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