May 2022 archive

My Musical Career – Part Fifty-four

Great Wall

The Year 1996 – Continued The return of Mariss….and an Epic Tour 1996’s fall season got off to a great start with a late summer Festival Tour to London, Edinburgh and Lucerne. Due to Mariss Jansons’ continued recuperation, the tour and associated concerts was conducted by Manfred Honeck, who was soon to be appointed principal …

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My Musical Career – Part Fifty-Three

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

The Year 1996- Continued My last blog post dealt mainly with the events of April 1996 – the experimental recording session at Lommedalen church – and the events leading up to Mariss Jansons’s heart attack near the conclusion of the first of two concert performances of La Boheme. As I mentioned in that post, we …

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My Musical Career – Part Fifty-Two

Mariss Jansons

The Year 1996 – Continued An omission I was reminded by a former colleague of mine who perused the last blog post that I had omitted mention of the concerts that the orchestra performed during the Spring of 1996 under the direction of Marek Janowski. Normally, I am very good with remembering these things, and …

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