Andris Nelsons

Andris Nelsons, magician of Birmingham

“Charismatic young conductor Andris Nelsons is a talent in global demand. Since joining the CBSO in 2007 his reputation has soared – a thrilling debut at last year’s Proms will be followed by the opening night at Bayreuth this year. He talks to Fiona Maddocks about growing up in Riga, Simon Rattle’s legacy and Birmingham’s bid for UK City of Culture 2013″

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jun/06/andris-nelsons-conductor-cbso-city-culture-2013

Watch conductor Andris Nelsons rehearse with the CBSO:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/video/2010/jun/06/andris-nelsons-classical-music-conductor-birmingham The charismatic young music director talks about the challenge and intensity of leading the CBSO, and why Birmingham deserves to be City of Culture 2013″

CD review by Nicholas Kenyon, The Observer 

Stravinsky- The Firebird; Symphony of Psalms:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/jun/06/stravinsky-firebird-cbso-cd-review

Andris Nelsons talks to Sean Rafferty, Radio 3: (at 1:06:50 ish 😉 ) – (available until Wednesday 16th June 2010)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00smv4d/In_Tune_Wednesday_Sean_Rafferty/

CBSO’s Andris Nelsons in demand at the world’s biggest stages:

http://www.birminghampost.net/life-leisure-birmingham-guide/birmingham-culture/music-in-birmingham/2010/06/15/cbso-s-andris-nelsons-in-demand-at-the-world-s-biggest-stages-65233-26656039/

Andris talks to Tommy Pearson on CBSO’s June Podcast:

http://www.cbso.co.uk/?page=mycbso/podcasts/detail.html&id=389

 

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